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Reducing the impacts of natural hazards on vulnerable communities and countries through sound environmental management policies and approaches in disaster risk reduction.

 Photo by UNISDR Helena Molin Valdes who leads the secretariat of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition.

Looking for a clean air revolution

23 Jun 2015, UNISDR

Ms. Molin Valdes said: 'We know that by taking immediate action on short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) we can get tangible results very quickly especially in preventing deaths from pollution, and reducing near-term climate change and mitigating extreme weather events. So it is a needed complementary strategy to CO2 reductions.'...


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 4.1 [PDF, 104Kb]Disaster risk reduction is an integral objective of environment related policies and plans, including for land use natural resource management and adaptation to climate change
  • Indicator 4.2 [PDF, 102Kb]Social development policies and plans are being implemented to reduce the vulnerability of populations most at risk

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