Oceania

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A Los Angeles resident observes the approaching wildfire
Globally, the displacement of people due to the impacts of disasters and climate change is now at a record high. Evacuations are an important life-saving emergency response – a temporary measure to move people to safety in the face of imminent harm.
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mangrove trees that were hit by the Tsunami several years ago on a beach in the Aceh Indonesia
In the wake of the 2004 tsunami, coastal forests helped dampen damage from the tsunami. Building on this, an Indonesian NGO called 'Yagasu' are using mangroves to bolster ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction, improve local livelihood, and aid in climate change mitigation and adaptation.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
Photos of award winners
The inaugural WIN DRR Leadership Awards have been granted to Ms. Vasiti Soko, Director of the National Disaster Management Office in Fiji, and Dr. Nuraini Rahma Hanifa, an earthquake scientist who founded U-INSPIRE Alliance
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific

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