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Evidence, monthly UNISDR newsletter: issue 06, March 2012


This monthly newsletter highlights UNISDR activities around the world. This issue reports on: (i) the start of consultations on a new international blueprint for reducing disaster losses in advance of the World Conference on Disaster Reduction; (ii) the Sixth World Water Forum's disaster risk reduction (DRR) pledge; (iii) private sector's risk revolution; (iv) the drought situation in the Horn of Africa; and (v) Kiribati's climate change insurance. It also contains news stories on major events related to DRR and features a chart illustrating the economic and human impacts of disasters in the last 12 years.

Keywords

  • Themes:Climate Change, Economics of DRR, Governance, Insurance & Risk Transfer, Public-private Partnerships, Social Impacts & Resilience, Water
  • Hazards:Drought
  • Countries/Regions:Africa, Kiribati

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/26182

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