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How the next generation of mobiles could help us against disasters

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5G mobile communications could be used during disasters to send messages directly between devices without the need for a mobile network, consequently allowing citizens and authorities to communicate before, during, and after disasters.

PreventionWeb is a project of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)
PreventionWeb is a project of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)

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  • Nature-based solutions for disaster risk reduction Working with nature and green infrastructure can improve the management of water resources and contribute to reducing risks associated with water-related disasters and climate change while restoring and protecting ecosystems.
  • Climate and risk financing get fresh boost from African Development Bank

    AfDB

    The President of African Development Bank and the Bank’s Board of Governors held a high-level session “Climate and Disaster Risk Financing”, allowing for further discussions between the Bank and regional member countries on the role of the African Risk Capacity and the importance of disaster risk financing solutions in building resilience and protecting development gains.

  • WHO and World Bank Group join forces to strengthen global health security

    WHO

    WHO and World Bank Group today launched a new mechanism to strengthen global health security through stringent independent monitoring and regular reporting of preparedness to tackle outbreaks, pandemics, and other health emergencies. The Board will monitor emergency preparedness across national governments, UN agencies, civil society and the private sector.

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