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Italy: Potenza becomes role model for resilience

26 Jan 2015, UNISDR

The Italian Province of Potenza was recognized at the weekend as a role model for inclusive resilience by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction. Potenza has proven its ability to guide and lead its 100 cities under a network approach in order to keep the municipalities and the community active and informed about disaster risk management by supporting and coordinating projects directly with communities...


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Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Earthquake* 1980 407,700
Earthquake* 2009 56,000
Flood 2000 43,000
Earthquake* 1997 38,100
Earthquake* 1983 21,030
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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