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Advocacy and awareness raising of disaster risk reduction (DRR) through a proactive approach to reporting news and information on natural hazard risk and vulnerability, and not simply the disaster event.

Prof. Shinichi Takemura demonstrating the use of Tangible Earth at Geneva Airport. (Photo: UN Geneva)

Geneva passengers to check out the planet before take-off

19 Sep 2014, UNISDR

'The Tangible Earth is also used to present information on disaster risks in any point on the planet, developed by UNISDR in collaboration with a consortium of leading scientific and technical institutions. It provides for the first time a global vision of disaster risk. I hope that each person who touches this globe will think about what she or he could do to make this a more resilient planet'...


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