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Cook Islands government urged 'to ensure that disaster risk management is to be included into the mainstream of our development and annual budgets in order to achieve sustainable development goals'...
Cook Islands Herald, online edition
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As the hurricane season begins, both private and public sectors call for community preparedness. In particular, the insurance industry advises homeowners get adequately insured....
Cayman Net News, Cayman Net Ltd
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Implementing the Hyogo Framework for Action: a call for China and Japan to step up cooperation on disaster prevention and reduction...
China Daily
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Members of the State Council's expert committee for the Sichuan earthquake and the China Meteorological Administration stress the importance of cooperation between government departments on disaster prevention and emergency response....
China Daily
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The chief of mission of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Karen Hilliard, is urging Jamaicans to support disaster-preparedness programmes....
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
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There are many schools in wealthy countries that could collapse someday, just like in China, from known seismic threats...
New York Times, the
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Dep. Minister, Dao Xuan Hocof said that the central Government has authorized local administrations to initiate mobilizing and using financial sources for disaster prevention and management....
Viet Nam News, Vietnam News Agency
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On the occasion of 'Africa Day' a statement was made by H.E. Jean Ping mentioning that a disaster risk reduction Strategy and Action Plan has been developed and adopted by the relevant organs of the AU....
African Union
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The congress, to be held in Manila, Philippines, in Oct 08 seeks to define the roles women can play in addressing the impacts of climate change and disaster risk reduction programs...
OneWorld International Foundation
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The survivors of the 12 May earthquake in the Sichuan province reported mass migrations of thousands of frogs and toads just before the disaster....
Agence France Presse

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