Building safer coastal communities: community development is the key to reducing the impact of natural hazards

The Indian Ocean tsunami demonstrated the high vulnerability and low resilience of coastal communities in disaster situations. In order to build safer coastal communities, Denmark is organising an International Workshop entitled, “Strengthening the resilience of local communities to cope with water related natural hazards”, to be held in Copenhagen, Denmark, from 16-18 November.
The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was adopted at the World Conference in Sendai, Japan The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was adopted at the World Conference in Sendai, Japan.
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