10 May 2013, AlertNet
'It’s really a great honour for me to participate in this event,' says Hengmeang, 'When I get the chance, I will tell everyone that child participation in disaster preparedness is vital because hundreds of children are drowned by floods every year. Children are the most vulnerable people during any disasters'...
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