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Standing up to natural disasters: UNESCO contributions to the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction 1990-2000

Source(s):  United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Headquarters (UNESCO)

This booklet presents a sampling of UNESCOs projects that contribute to the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNR). The booklet reveals the great variety of UNESCOs programmes and initiatives that are serving the Decade’s objectives and illustrates UNESCO's various roles, programmes and initiatives in fulfilling the IDNR.

The coverage includes inter alia the following issues specific to disaster risk reduction (DRR): drought and desertification, critical infrastructure and disaster-resilience construction, safeguarding cultural heritage, and capacity building in DRR.



 
 
  • Standing up to natural disasters: UNESCO contributions to the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction 1990-2000
  • Publication date 1991
  • Author(s) Clayson, Alison
  • Number of pages 51 p.

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