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Bam: one year after - a lesson learned on building reinforcement

20 Dec 2004 Press release

Disaster reduction on the agenda of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in Buenos Aires

3 Dec 2004 Press release

The Philippines: yet another tragedy due to environmental degradation

1 Dec 2004 Press release

Regional consultative meeting aims at reducing risk in Central Asia

1 Dec 2004 Press release

Information Note: May-October 2004

Summary of the work of UNISDR secretariat in its mandated areas for the period May-October 2004.
1 Nov 2004 News briefs

Natural disasters: rich countries also pay their toll

26 Oct 2004 Press release

2004 International Day for Disaster Reduction

13 Oct 2004 Press release

Interview with Alhasanne Adama Diella, hydro-meteorological expert

An estimated 100 million dollars was needed to fight the swarms of locusts through west Africa in 2004. UNISDR spoke with Alhasanne Adama Diallo, Director of the regional center of the Hydrometeorological Institute of the Permanent Interstate Committee for Drought Control, about the locust problem.
8 Oct 2004 News briefs

2004 winner of the UN Sasakawa Award for Disaster Reduction

Omar Dario Cardona received the award for his global efforts on disaster reduction. Omar Dario Cardona is a Colombian earthquake engineer known internationally for his pioneering approaches to vulnerability reduction and risk management. He has just been selected by a jury composed of representatives of the five continents as the 2004 winner of the United Nations Sasakawa Award for Disaster Reduction.
5 Oct 2004 Press release

Haiti: poverty generates disasters

24 Sep 2004 Press release

254 million people affected by natural hazards in 2003: figures on the rise

16 Sep 2004 Press release

UNESCO International Conference on Education - address by Sálvano Briceño, Director, UNISDR

9 Sep 2004 Statements & speeches

Cuba: a model in hurricane risk management

1 Sep 2004 Press release

Living with risk: a hundred positive examples of how people are making the world safer

14 Jul 2004 Press release

20th session of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change - address by Salvano Briceno, Director, UNISDR

16 Jun 2004 Statements & speeches

Information Note: November 2003-April 2004

Summary of the work of UNISDR secretariat in its mandated areas from November 2003-April 2004.
3 May 2004 News briefs

Integrating disaster risk reduction into development: a challenge for the future

4 Apr 2004 Press release

Public forum on catastrophic floods - statement by Sálvano Briceño, Director, UNISDR

23 Mar 2004 Statements & speeches

Living with floods: UN guidelines offer decision-makers hope to reduce flood losses

22 Mar 2004 Press release

UNDP launch of Global Report "Reducing disaster risk" - speech by Sálvano Briceño, Director, UNISDR

3 Feb 2004 Statements & speeches

Can we avoid another Bam tragedy in the future?

9 Jan 2004 Press release

Japan to host World Conference on Disaster Reduction

11 Dec 2003 Press release

Information Note: April-October 2003

Summary of the work of UNISDR secretariat in its mandated areas between April and October 2003.
3 Nov 2003 News briefs

International Day for Disaster Reduction turns the tide on water-related disasters

8 Oct 2003 Press release

2003 UN Sasakawa Award recognizes global efforts in disaster reduction

Ms. Esther Tadzong of the Global Centre for Compliance, Hazard and Disaster Management in Cameroon is the 2003 UN Sasakawa Laureate for Disaster Reduction for her efforts in raising awareness and promoting community involvement in preparing for imminent disasters.
8 Oct 2003 Press release

Heat wave in Europe in 2003: new data shows Italy as the most affected country

15 Sep 2003 Press release

Information Note: October 2002-March 2003

Summary of the work of UNISDR secretariat in its mandated areas between October 2002 and March 2003.
1 May 2003 News briefs

The International Strategy for Disaster Reduction celebrates World Water Day 2003

22 Mar 2003 Press release

Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction - address by Sálvano Briceño, Director, UNISDR

16 Jan 2003 Statements & speeches

Germany’s Global Fire Monitoring Centre Receives United Nations Sasakawa Award For Disaster Reduction

The United Nations has awarded the United Nations Sasakawa Award for Disaster Reduction to the Global Fire Monitoring Centre (GFMC), Fire Ecology Research Group, Max Planck Institute of Freiburg University, Germany, for its outstanding work in the field of wildfire prevention.
7 Oct 2002 News briefs
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