Evidence, UNISDR newsletter: issue 18, July/August 2013

This newsletter highlights UNISDR activities around the world. This issue reports on: (i) praises for Pacific disaster risk management and climate change strategy; (ii) the launch of a survey on disability and disasters; (iii) 2013 floods a "turning point"; (iv) Pacific's drought risk; (v) UNISDR honouring Canberra as a Role Model city for UNISDR's Making Cities Resilient Campaign; (vi) the need to explicitly deal with earthquake risk in construction; (vii) strengthening disaster resilience in Nigeria; (viii) insurance industry warning; (ix) Brazil’s first role model city; (x) Fiji’s business resilience; and (xi) reducing economic losses in New Zealand.
Date:
2013
Pages:
4 p.
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Themes:
Climate Change, Public-private Partnerships, Insurance & Risk Transfer, Urban Risk & Planning, Governance, Economics of DRR, Disaster Risk Management, Structural Safety, Vulnerable Populations
Hazards:
Earthquake, Flood
Countries:
Australia, Brazil, Fiji, New Zealand, Nigeria
Regions:
Oceania
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