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Science bodies set to join push to cut disaster risk

4 Feb 2016, SciDevNet

At least 65 science bodies say they want to join a UN effort to lower global disaster risk. The organisations are set to form a Scientific and Technical Partnership that will provide evidence to help roll out the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. This global deal, signed in March last year, aims to curb deaths and other losses from disasters, whether natural or not...


General Facts
  • Population: 727 million (2005)
  • Density: 33 per sq km
  • Total Area: 22,050 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
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