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'Get ready for major disasters' - Jakarta Post

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'Unnecessary delays in spending for risk reduction will eventually lead to bigger donor losses in the future. How many disasters are needed for our policy makers to realize the need to reduce disaster risks?' writes Jonatan Lassa, research fellow at Harvard University, in an opinion piece for the Jakarta Post.

Keywords

  • Themes:Early Warning, GIS & Mapping, Governance, Risk Identification & Assessment
  • Hazards:Earthquake, Tsunami
  • Countries/Regions:Indonesia, Japan

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/18708

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