Evidence, monthly UNISDR newsletter: issue 04, January 2012

This monthly newsletter aims to highlight UNISDR activities around the world. This issue reports on: (i) the disasters in 2011 that set a new record of $366 billion in economic losses; (ii) the 2010 and 2011 Pakistani floods; (iii) the call for the Children’s Charter for Disaster Risk Reduction's (DRR) adoption in the Philippines; (iv) crisis mapping; (v) DRR as a priority for UN leaders; and (vi) a Pace University Summit on Resilience in New York. It also contains news stories on major events related to DRR.
Date:
2012
Pages:
4 p.
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Themes:
GIS & Mapping, Economics of DRR, Disaster Risk Management, Vulnerable Populations
Hazards:
Flood
Countries:
Pakistan, Philippines, United States of America
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