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Japan: A global leader on DRR that can do even more to fight poverty - Opinion

30 Jul 2014, Devex

'Following the 2011 crisis, Japan has continued to exert global leadership on disaster risk reduction and have comprehensively incorporated disaster risk reduction elements across all its development assistance programming', writes Erik Solheim, chair of OECD’s Development Assistance Committee...


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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