1 May 2013, UNNC
'First and foremost, Governments must invest in prevention and preparedness – it is far more effective and less costly than recovery efforts,' said the Executive Secretary of Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, Noeleen Heyzer, at the Commission’s Ministerial Roundtable on Building Resilience to Natural Disasters and Major Economic Crises...
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