The collection, processing, organization and dissemination of information to support knowledge sharing for disaster risk reduction, including the development common terminology.
2 Dec 2013, UNISDR ROAS
'The database now enables the true impact of disaster to be known. This is major progress indeed,' said Mr. Lars Bernd, UNISDR Regional Programme Officer. 'Previously, the international EM-DAT database had only recorded 20 disasters for Tunisia since 1900. The new national database reveals that disaster losses are much more higher than previously thought'...
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