24 Feb 2016, UNISDR AP
A landmark public-private cross-border partnership in Asia is gathering pace in an effort to protect a multi-billion dollar industry on the frontline of hazard exposure. 'The tourism industry in Asia is a strategic part of the economies of many countries – including, very much, the Maldives – and there is no doubt we need bold ideas and robust actions to adapt to a changing climate and changing world,' said Ms. Thasneem, Deputy Minister for the Maldives' National Disaster Management Centre...
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