Related, an industrial accident is a disaster type term used to describe technological accidents of an industrial nature involving industrial buildings. It comprises a number of disaster subsets: chemical spill/leak, explosions, collapses, gas leaks, etc. It is also used to describe technological transport accidents involving mechanized modes of transport. source: CRED
10 Apr 2015, UNU
'Ultimately, the value of non-binding agreements such as the Sendai Framework lies in the international visibility and political momentum that they create, exerting pressure on governments to fulfil their responsibility to prevent and reduce disaster risk', writes Ana Mosneaga from United Nations University in an op ed...
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