Coordination and integration of international projects on risk assessment in megacities, summary of presentation

A/CONF.172/11/Add.4:

This paper addresses risk assessment in megacities by using an integrated approach, mutual comparisons and exchange of data.

This paper is a summary of presentation by Mr. Yoshikazu Kitagawa, Director of the International Institute of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, made at the technical session "Natural disaster reduction: effects of disasters on modern societies" at the World Conference on Natural Disaster Reduction, Yokohama, Japan, 23-27 May 1994.
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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