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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...


National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 1998 238,973,000
Flood 1991 210,232,227
Flood 1996 154,634,000
Flood 2003 150,146,000
Flood 2010 134,000,000
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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