Evidence, monthly UNISDR newsletter: issue 05, February 2012

This monthly newsletter highlights UNISDR activities around the world. This issue reports on: (i) the two-day post-mortem on Typhoon Sendong in the Philippines leading to the Mindanao Declaration on Disaster Risk Reduction Priorities; (ii) the new World Meteorological Organization's weather and climate information system; (iii) Oxfam's briefing paper Crises in a New World Order: Challenging the humanitarian project; (iv) Margareta Wahlström's visit to Mindanao; (v) Panama's new disaster risk reduction (DRR) advocate; (vi) Margareta Wahlström's meeting with Thailand government; (vii) Cyclone Giovanna in Madagascar; and (viii) the European Flood Alert System. It also contains news stories on major events related to DRR.
Date:
2012
Pages:
4 p.
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Themes:
Early Warning, Governance, Disaster Risk Management
Hazards:
Cyclone, Flood
Countries:
Madagascar, Panama, Philippines, Thailand
Regions:
Europe
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