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Save Document UNEP: Countries turn to ecosystems to reduce risk amid concerns over more disastersUNEP16 Mar 2015
Save Document ABD: Asia’s disaster data shows need for leaders to scale up resilience at Sendai meeting - OpinionADB12 Mar 2015
Save Document Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, Sendai, Japan 14–18 March 2015: Launch of the first Disaster Risk and Age Index - Press releaseHAI11 Mar 2015
Save Document DRR yet to take off in Afghanistan: OpinionDevex17 Jun 2014
Save Document Pakistan: Australian government donates $2.7 millionExpress Tribune, the23 May 2014
Save Document Afghan plea for help on DRRUNISDR AP6 May 2014
Save Document Combating food insecurity and displacement in drought-hit parts of AfghanistanIRIN22 Apr 2014
Save Document Afghanistan: International day for disaster reduction celebration in MazarActionAid Afghanistan15 Oct 2013
Save Document ActionAid: International disaster reduction dayActionAid13 Oct 2013
Save Document Disability survey: 'Take my wisdom, not my dignity'UNISDR3 Sep 2013
Save Document Afghan cities sign up for resilient citiesUN-HABITAT16 Jun 2013
Save Document Afghanistan joins Kyoto ProtocolRTCC2 Apr 2013
Save Document Norway: NAC launches a new disaster risk reduction projectNAC18 Sep 2012
Save Document Aid policy: Needs, gaps and resilienceIRIN23 Jul 2012
Save Document Climate change cartoon contestFrench Min of Foreign and Eur Affairs, France - gov; UNDP Asia-Pacific19 Apr 2012
Save Document Maplecroft Global Risks Atlas 2012: 'No improvement in BRICs capacity to withstand shocks from global risks despite economic growth'Maplecroft20 Feb 2012
Save Document Where Afghan humanitarianism ends and development begins - AnalysisIRIN30 Jan 2012
Save Document Oxfam: Extreme weather endangers food security worldwideOxfam Intl28 Nov 2011
Save Document Himalayan nations yet to break the iceAl Jazeera24 Nov 2011
Save Document Johanniter: Prepare communities in Afghanistan for disasterJohanniter Intl Assistance16 Nov 2011
Save Document Bangladesh: Climate Vulnerable Forum declaration adoptedDARA14 Nov 2011
Save Document 'Drop, cover and hold on in case you feel a tremor'News Intl, the21 Oct 2011
Save Document IRIN: New risk index helps identify vulnerabilityIRIN5 Sep 2011
Save Document Pacific island states top disaster risk indexTRF2 Sep 2011
Save Document Katastrophenvorsorge im Norden AfghanistansJohanniter Intl Assistance26 Jul 2011
Save Document Asia-Pacific countries agree on ways to step up cooperation on disaster risk reductionESCAP1 Jul 2011
Save Document 'Unprecedented disasters are threatening economic recovery' UNESCAPESCAP29 Jun 2011
Save Document Himalayas: Quakes 'could rupture glacial lakes'BBC16 May 2011
Save Document SAARC to push agenda of disaster risk reductionRepublica17 Apr 2011
Save Document Teachers Without Borders launches PARSQUAKETWB4 Apr 2011
Save Document Philippines: 'Disaster and climate risk reduction is our most daunting task today!' Senator LegardaOffice of Sen Loren Legarda, Philippines - gov25 Nov 2010
Save Document Philippine Senator Legarda steers Asian parliamentarians' meeting on reducing disaster risk to achieve MDGsPIA, Philippines - gov20 Nov 2010
Save Document Maplecroft: 'South Asia most at risk from climate change, Scandinavia safest'Maplecroft20 Oct 2010
Save Document ActionAid joins international community in marking International day for disaster reductionActionAid - UK12 Oct 2010
Save Document NASA, USAID launch monitoring system to Himalayan regionNASA, United States of America - gov5 Oct 2010
Save Document Maplecroft’s 'Climate Change Risk Atlas 2010' highlights vulnerable nations and safe havensMaplecroft3 Sep 2010
Save Document Afghanistan: Johanniter prepares communities for disastersJohanniter Intl Assistance24 Aug 2010
Save Document Greater efforts needed to protect health of Afghans, says senior UN officialUNNC26 Apr 2010
Save Document Afghanistan: AGEF provides DRR training in Badkhshan ProvinceAGEF25 Mar 2010
Save Document Protection against severe earthquake risks in Central AsiaBrookings Inst, the23 Mar 2010
Save Document Afghanistan creates a new national consultative mechanism to reduce disaster impactsUNISDR AP2 Mar 2010
Save Document Afghanistan: Lessons from the Salang pass disasterIRIN15 Feb 2010
Save Document ICIMOD announces theme 'Disaster Risk Management in Mountain' for International Mountain DayICIMOD11 Dec 2009
Save Document Afghanistan presents 'National Adaptation Programme of Action for Climate Change' at talks in BarcelonaAfghanistan - gov4 Nov 2009
Save Document Afghanistan: EC commits to sustainable management of water and land resources across the northeastIRIN12 Oct 2009
Save Document Afghanistan: Medair "Defense against disaster"Medair24 Jul 2009
Save Document Where are the safest places on earth from sudden onset hazard?UNISDR15 Jun 2009
Save Document Afghanistan project wins 2009 International ReSource Award for Sustainable Watershed ManagementSwiss Re20 Mar 2009
Save Document UNEP: Hundreds of millions of South Asians face increasing water stressUNEP6 Feb 2009