12 Nov 2015, UNISDR
Mayors from the 250-member strong Organization of World Heritage Cities have called for member cities to include protection of cultural heritage in disaster risk management plans as set out in the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. The call comes as concern is growing about the damage being inflicted on UNESCO World Heritage sites by man-made and natural hazards...
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