Ministerial conference for the least development countries - address by Sálvano Briceño, Director, UNISDR

Disaster risk concerns every person, every community, and every nation; indeed, disaster impacts are slowing down development and their impact and actions in one region can have an impact on risks in another, and vice versa. Without taking into consideration the need to reduce risk and vulnerability, the world simply cannot hope to move forward in its quest for sustainable development and reduction of poverty.
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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