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Evidence, monthly UNISDR newsletter: issue 07, April 2012


This monthly newsletter highlights UNISDR activities around the world. This issue reports on: (i) the release of the IPCC special report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (SREX); (ii) the 6th Latin-American Congress of Cities and Local Authorities addressing the issues of community resilience and disaster risk reduction in development planning initiatives; (iii) Margareta Wahlström's key comments at the World Water Day; (iv) the appointment of Europe’s first Champion of Urban Resilience; (v) Urban resilience workshop attended by Asia's mayors and local government leaders; (vi) the UN General Assembly Thematic Debate on Disaster Risk Reduction; (vii) Margareta Wahlström's report on economic losses of over one trillion USD from disasters; (viii) Indonesian President's comments on early warning system's effectiveness; and( ix) the shortage of cyclone shelters in Bangladesh; (x) 2011 report on Humanitarian Response Index (HRI) and the leading donor governments. It also contains news stories on major events related to DRR.

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  • Themes:Climate Change, Early Warning, Economics of DRR, Governance, Urban Risk & Planning, Water
  • Hazards:Cyclone
  • Countries/Regions:Bangladesh, France, Indonesia

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/26484

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