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Switzerland

Switzerland welcomes the conclusion of the new disaster risk reduction framework

18 Mar 2015, FDFA, Switzerland - gov

'The successful conclusion of the Sendai conference clearly shows that the international community is committed to working together in order to protect the world from disasters, making use of all the knowledge and resources available,' said Manuel Bessler, head of the Swiss delegation in Sendai...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Swiss National Platform for Natural Hazards, PLANAT (PLANAT)
  • Website:http://www.planat.ch
  • Contact:Geschäftsführerin PLANAT
  • Phone:+41 (0)58 464 17 81


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Swiss National Platform for Natural Hazards, PLANAT (PLANAT)
  • Website:http://www.planat.ch
  • Contact:Geschäftsführerin PLANAT
  • Phone:+41 (0)58 464 17 81
Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 2006 3,000
Flood 2005 2,500
Mass mov. wet 1988 2,000
Mass mov. wet 2000 1,500
Mass mov. wet 2002 231
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.


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