Evidence, monthly UNISDR newsletter: issue 06, March 2012

This monthly newsletter highlights UNISDR activities around the world. This issue reports on: (i) the start of consultations on a new international blueprint for reducing disaster losses in advance of the World Conference on Disaster Reduction; (ii) the Sixth World Water Forum's disaster risk reduction (DRR) pledge; (iii) private sector's risk revolution; (iv) the drought situation in the Horn of Africa; and (v) Kiribati's climate change insurance. It also contains news stories on major events related to DRR and features a chart illustrating the economic and human impacts of disasters in the last 12 years.
Date:
2012
Pages:
4 p.
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Keywords

Themes:
Climate Change, Public-private Partnerships, Insurance & Risk Transfer, Governance, Economics of DRR, Water, Social Impacts & Resilience
Hazards:
Drought
Countries:
Kiribati
Regions:
Africa
The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place in 2015 The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place in 2015.
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