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UN expert highlights the challenges faced by Maldives due to climate change

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The Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), Chaloka Beyani, highlighted the need for a law on disaster risk reduction to ensure the implementation of the Strategic National Action Plan for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation 2010-2020, notes Maldives Promotion House. He also called on the Maldivian Parliament to enact the law on disaster management that has been pending for some time.

Keywords

  • Themes:Climate Change, Disaster Risk Management, Governance
  • Countries/Regions:Maldives

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/21985

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