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Geneva milestone on road to Sendai

7 Jul 2014, UNISDR

Next week’s intergovernmental meeting (PrepCom) in Geneva is a major milestone on the road to Sendai, Japan, where the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will convene in March, 2015, to adopt a new global agreement on reducing disaster risk, the head of UNISDR, Margareta Wahlström, said today...


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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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