20 Apr 2016, Reuters
'Japan and Ecuador have invested considerably in building codes and engineering standards for major infrastructure projects, and even if it is not always possible to avoid the worst ravages of an intense earthquake, we can still do a lot to minimise the impact and save lives' indicated Robert Glasser, head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)...
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Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.