ISDR urges every country to implement the Hyogo Framwork for Action to reduce climate-related risks: disaster risk reduction is not an option - it is an urgent priority

As hundreds of people have lost their lives and millions have lost their livelihoods this monsoon season in Asia, the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction secretariat is urging governments to speed up their implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action. The Framework’s guidance helps to reduce current risks and to prepare for the worsening future under a changed climate.
The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.
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