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Ahead of Sendai conference, Ban pushes for 2015 global agreement on disaster risk

16 Apr 2014, UNNC

'The aim is simple: to leave a more resilient world to future generations,' Mr. Ban told high-level representatives of Member States attending a briefing on the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction to be held next year in the Japanese city of Sendai...


General Facts
  • Population: 3,938 million (2005)
  • Density: 124 per sq km
  • Total Area: 31,870 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
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