15 Nov 2016, UNISDR NY
By their very nature, investments in island economies are highly exposed to hazards such as tropical cyclones, storm surges and tsunamis. The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction has called on governments, businesses and communities in island nations to work together to curb the impact of hazards stoked by climate change at the second Business Conference in Jamaica.
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