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87 countries should account for disaster losses by 2020 – UNISDR summit


At least 87 countries should systematically account for disaster losses by 2020, which first and foremost constitute losses resulting from the impacts of climate change. This is the central conclusion of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction which ended in Cancun, Mexico on Friday, May 26, 2017. The year 2020 is the deadline set out in the Sendai Framework ...

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Cancun talks seek to functionalise multi-hazard early warning


Climate change associated extreme weather and demographic shifts means that record numbers of people are exposed to floods, heatwaves and other hazards. Improved early warning systems and more coordinated disaster risk reduction are therefore more important than ever before. To meet the growing challenges, an international conference will launch a concerted drive to improve warnings for an interlocking range of ...

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Idowu selected Mexico DRR platform’s committee member


Youth campaigner and digital specialist, Olumide Idowu, has emerged as Organising Committee Member for 7th Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in Mexico. He will lead the Social Media team for the upcoming United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) Global Platform on DRR in Mexico to represent the Youth and Children in Mexico. The Global Platform for ...

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