World experts unite to confront growing risks of disasters

Some of the world’s greatest cities risk becoming disaster hotspots, delegates from 120 nations warned today in Geneva at the close of the world’s first Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction. Experts among more than 1,000 delegates warned that one single catastrophic disaster could wipe out decades of development investment, as well as claim thousands of lives and impose a cruel economic burden upon the survivors
The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place in 2015 The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place in 2015.
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