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Using space-based technologies to improve disaster management and provide data for DRR

Kenya's drought insurance helps Islamic herders

21 Apr 2014, Cornell Univ

Index-Based Livestock Insurance offers a promising new option for helping poor populations manage natural disasters more effectively and in a more ecologically sustainable manner,” said Barrett, a fellow in Cornell’s David R. Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future...


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 2.1 [PDF, 116Kb]National and local risk assessments based on hazard data and vulnerability information are available and include risk assessments for key sectors
  • Indicator 3.1 [PDF, 105Kb]Relevant information on disasters is available and accessible at all levels, to all stakeholders (through networks, development of information sharing systems etc)

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