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2020
This report examines the ten most financially devasting events - fires in Australia and the United States, floods in China, India and Japan or storms in Europe and the Americas - each of which racked up losses of more than a billion dollars.
Christian Aid
Ignite stage presentation
On 25 May 2022, the “Importance of investment in disaster risk reduction” was presented by the International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS) Tohoku University during the Ignite Stage at the Global Platform 2022.
International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
City of Sendai presentation
On 27 May 2022, the City of Sendai shared its disaster risk reduction initiatives at the Ignite Stage during the Global Platform 2022 with a presentation titled “Human capacity building that supports community disaster management”.
Sendai City United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

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Sendai Framework Focal Point

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2018

The White Paper on Disaster Management 2018 has a special feature with a title of “Threats of Meteorological Hazards - Focusing on the Northern Kyushu Torrential Rain,” which covers loss and damage caused by the July 2017 Northern Kyushu Torrential Rain

Cabinet Office (Japan)
2017

The White Paper on Disaster Management in Japan 2017 provides an overview of current disaster management measures in Japan, including for natural hazards and nuclear disasters. It also looks at recent progress on disaster measures and policy initiatives

Cabinet Office (Japan) Japan - government
2016

The White Paper on Disaster Management in Japan 2016 provides an update on the status of disaster management measures in Japan, including for natural hazards and nuclear disasters. It looks at the state of measures and policy initiatives with a particular

Cabinet Office (Japan) Japan - government

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2021
This G20 Climate Risk Atlas factsheets sheds light on the risks faced by Japan. The G20 Climate Risk Atlas is the contribution of the CMCC Foundation – Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change to ensure attentive and well-informed climate action
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici
2013
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2011-13 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and the ISDR partnership.
Cabinet Office (Japan)