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100th anniversary San Francisco: "Too many children are killed in schools when disasters strike"

19 Apr 2006 Press release

Disasters increase by 18 per cent, but death rates drop

30 Jan 2006 Press release

"Governments must accelerate their efforts to make disaster risk reduction a national priority"

18 Jan 2006 Press release

African solidarity strengthens disaster risk reduction

5 Dec 2005 Press release

Interview with Yann Arthus Bertrand, internationally renowned aerial photographer

Yann Arthus Bertrand worked with UNISDR to create a 2006 calendar that contains photographs highlighting the need for disaster risk reduction. UNISDR asked Yann some questions about his photography and interest in disaster preparedness.
22 Nov 2005 News briefs

Internationally renowned aerial photographer joins forces with ISDR to promote disaster risk reduction

22 Nov 2005 Press release

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

15 Nov 2005 Press release

British schoolgirl hero meets President Clinton: "All children should know what a tsunami is... and how to react," says Tilly Smith

"I am very lucky that I survived the tsunami and very sad for all the people who died and hope that my experience will show the power of education and help to save more lives in the future"
3 Nov 2005 News briefs

Hurricane Wilma: an example of effective early warning system

21 Oct 2005 Press release

Leaders of Indonesia's Simeulue community receive a prestigious UN award

13 Oct 2005 Press release

Mongolian official wins UN Sasakawa award for work on dzud or 'white death'

12 Oct 2005 Press release

International Day for Disaster Reduction: Thailand to host Sasakawa ceremony

12 Oct 2005 Press release

Disaster reduction libraries: Indonesia will be the first country to receive the blue trunk

12 Oct 2005 Press release

International Day for Disaster Reduction & International Year of Microcredit

12 Oct 2005 Press release

International Day for Disaster Reduction: Invest to prevent disasters

11 Oct 2005 Press release

Earthquake in Pakistan and India - Schools and hospitals need to be better protected

11 Oct 2005 News briefs

Huge mudslides from Hurricane Stan were big killers in Central America and southern Mexico

6 Oct 2005 Press release

British schoolgirl hero meets President Clinton

3 Oct 2005 Press release

2005 UN Sasakawa Award recognises regional efforts in disaster reduction

The UN Sasakawa Award Jury named Mr. Chimeddorj Batchulluun of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in the Government of Mongolia as the 2005 Laureate for his efforts in raising awareness about the impact of the Dzud on pastoral livestock.
23 Sep 2005 Press release

Hurricane Katrina: "Industrialized countries have to be prepared for the worst"

30 Aug 2005 Press release

Floods in Switzerland and Central Europe: "We should never forget that we are all vulnerable to natural hazards."

24 Aug 2005 Press release

Fires in Portugal: "There is a need for stronger cooperation between countries."

23 Aug 2005 Press release

Indian monsoon in Mumbai: landslides were the main killers

29 Jul 2005 Press release

Third international warning conference to be held in Bonn next Month

26 Jul 2005 Press release

Hurricane season: "Preparation is key," says Salvano Briceño from ISDR

19 Jul 2005 Press release

Annan issues report on strengthening global, regional response in tsunami's wake

UN News Service. Ahead of tomorrow's address to the Economic and Social Council by former United States President Bill Clinton, United Nations Special Envoy overseeing recovery efforts from December's devastating Indian Ocean tsunami, Secretary-General Kofi Annan has issued his recommendations on how national, global and regional responses to natural disasters can be improved.
13 Jul 2005 News briefs

G8 calls for more effective strategy to reduce disasters worldwide

11 Jul 2005 Press release

Early warning system in the Indian Ocean: one of the main achievements, six months after the tsunami tragedy

22 Jun 2005 Press release

ISDR joins Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union to boost information and education on disasters

10 Jun 2005 Press release

International Year of Microcredit: an opportunity to explore the impact of micro finance on disaster reduction

26 May 2005 Press release
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