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UNESCO: Message from the Director-General on the occasion of International Day for Disaster Reduction 2013

Living with disability and disasters:

A message in which UNESCO Director-General advocates for disasters to be an opportunity to challenge prejudice and discrimination and to ‘build back better,’ by ensuring the inclusion of all women and men, including people living with disabilities. The message calls on disaster risk reduction to be integrated into development plans and intervention strategies, including support to cultural heritage and expressions, and with education as a strategic priority.

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  • Themes:Education & School Safety, Social Impacts & Resilience, Vulnerable Populations

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/34988

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