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by Major Group for Children & Youth https://twitter.com/UNMGCY/status/534286919740706818

Preparatory Committee, second session: summary of the discussion (part 2)

17 Nov 2014, UN

During the discussion, some speakers stressed the importance of an integrated approach to disaster risk reduction, including climate change, sustainable development, security issues, youth and children, gender and biological disasters. Speakers said that with the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, disaster risk reduction had to take into account biological aspects...


Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1997 607,200
Flood 2005 274,774
Flood 2008 100,000
Flood 1996 38,000
Flood 2006 35,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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