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UN backs disaster resilience for Asia Pacific hotels

29 Jul 2015, UNISDR AP

Margareta Wahlström, head of UNISDR, today announced a plan to develop and pilot DRM standards for the hotel industry in Asia and the Pacific, home to 80% of the world’s disaster events. 'The hotel industry... is very vulnerable to major setbacks from floods, storms and earthquakes. Such events can have a significant impact on tourism and employment,'...


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
  • Indicator 4.3 [PDF, 93Kb]Economic and productive sectorial policies and plans have been implemented to reduce the vulnerability of economic activities
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