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Water

Water resource management strategies which mitigate the risk of floods and drought, as well as the improvement of water conservation and water quality.

Global Risks 2015

15 Jan 2015, WEF

'Without doubt, urbanization has increased social well-being. But when cities develop too rapidly, their vulnerability increases: pandemics; breakdowns of or attacks on power, water or transport systems; and the effects of climate change are all major threats,' said Axel P. Lehmann, Chief Risk Officer at Zurich Insurance Group...


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 4.6 [PDF, 85Kb]Procedures are in place to assess the disaster risk impacts of major development projects, especially infrastructure

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