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From parks to jobs, disaster prevention gets a makeover

4 Mar 2015, TRF

Around the world, cities threatened by increasingly severe floods and droughts are looking for ways to cope - a particular challenge when urban space for solutions is often limited. UN and development bank officials have argued for more than 10 years that investing $1 in ways to protect people and assets saves between $4 and $7 in losses from disasters...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Dirección General de Protección Civil y Emergencias
  • Website:http://www.proteccioncivil.org/
  • Contact:Director
  • Phone:+34 915373212


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Dirección General de Protección Civil y Emergencias
  • Website:http://www.proteccioncivil.org/
  • Contact:Director
  • Phone:+34 915373212
Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1990 6,000,000
Flood 1983 506,000
Flood 1982 226,600
Storm 1984 60,030
Wildfire 1994 15,020
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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Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.