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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.

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US: Are our buildings prepared for natural disasters bigger than hurricane Sandy?

19 Nov 2014, Guardian, the

Russell Unger, chairman of the task force that proposed building code upgrades after Sandy, talks about the disaster risk reduction measures New York City has made since the storm, and tells The Guardian why city residents should never lose access to running water...


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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