The International Strategy for Disaster Reduction celebrates World Water Day 2003
At any time throughout the world a river somewhere is in flood and its waters are threatening communities, their properties and even their lives. At the other end of this extreme water overload are droughts that have been and are still occurring around the world at the same time. The International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) is highlighting the importance of measures taken to reduce the impacts of disasters in its session at the 3rd World Water Forum: Living with Risk - towards effective disaster reduction.
VI Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas, Cartagena, Colombia 20-22 June 2018.
- Asia and The Pacific Asia and the Pacific set priorities for accelerated disaster risk reduction
- Asia and The Pacific Bangladesh declares climate change a “planetary emergency”