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Salford Quays, UK where this week's International Conference on Resilience is taking place. (Photo: UNISDR)

UK: UN hails Greater Manchester as a role model for total resilience

8 Sep 2014, UNISDR EUR

'It’s a major boost to the campaign that the Greater Manchester Combined Authority and its member boroughs have agreed to be a role model for Total Resilience and to take part in city-to-city learning which will benefit other members of the campaign who can learn a lot from studying good practice here,' said Margareta Wahlström, the head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction...

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