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December 12, 2016

Thu, 8 December 2016 Lauren Barrett   The old adage, ‘hope for the best and prepare for the worst’, rings true for a country when it comes to…

November 21, 2016

1 November 2016 – This is the interface of the new web-accessible Disaster Alert, displaying PDC Integrated Active Hazards, Rainfall Accumulation, and Day/Night Indicator. Pacific Disaster Center (PDC)…

October 25, 2016

30 September 2016, PESHAWAR: Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Khyber Pakhtunhwa on Friday launched study on situational analysis of urban Disaster Risk Management (DRM) in provincial metropolis to…

October 13, 2016

11 July 2016: News in recent weeks related to climate change adaptation, disaster risk management (DRM) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) brought the issue of urban resilience to…

July 16, 2015

Local governments are key players in disaster risk reduction and sustainability, and need the financial muscle to tackle threats posed by natural and man-made hazards.

July 10, 2015

The HLPF is envisioned as the core platform for tracking implementation of the sustainable development goals. Mandated by Rio+20, the HLPF replaced the Commission on Sustainable Development in 2013 as the global body for political leadership and guidance on sustainable development.

June 25, 2015

This article was originally published on UNISDR. Read the original article. SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador, 24 June 2015 – Disaster risk reduction needs to be a key component of…

May 13, 2015

CEDIM releases Nepal Earthquakes – Report #3

May 07, 2015

Geneva is Switzerland’s second biggest city and a major economic hub, home to leading banks, multinationals and start-ups, as well as hosting the European base of the United Nations. Read on their success in meeting the crisis head-on underscores the importance of long-term planning to reduce disaster risk.

May 06, 2015

CEDIM Forensic Disaster Analysis Group and South Asia Institute (SAI) released a Report on the 25 April 2015 M7.7 to M8.0 earthquake in Nepal, with focus on shelter response and vulnerability of displaced population.

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