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El Niño threatens 60m worldwide

1 Feb 2016, Sttandard

El Niño threatens the health of some 60 million people worldwide, mostly in high-risk developing countries, according to the WHO and the WMO, reports the Standard. WHO Emergency Risk Management and Humanitarian Response Department director Richard Brennan said the health implications of phenomenon are usually more intense in developing countries with less capacity to reduce the consequences of such emergencies....


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • 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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