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New National Platforms in Europe

7 Oct 2009 News briefs

National Platforms for Advancing Disaster Risk Reduction at National Level Workshop, 31 August-02 September 2009, Sarajevo (Bosnia-Herzegovina)

7 Oct 2009 News briefs

Disaster Prevention Workshop, 27-29 July 2009, Stockholm (Sweden)

5 Aug 2009 News briefs

First Euro-Mediterranean forum on Civil Protection issues 21-22 July 2009, Rome (Italy)

20 Jul 2009 News briefs

Side Event on South Eastern Europe and Disaster Risk Reduction, 17 June 2009, Global Platform, Geneva (Switzerland)

26 Jun 2009 News briefs

Implementing the Hyogo Framework for Action in Europe: advances and challenges

19 May 2009 News briefs

The structure, role and mandate of civil protection in disaster risk reduction for South Eastern Europe

15 May 2009 News briefs

World Disaster Reduction Campaign 2008-2009

The World Disaster Reduction Campaign 2008-2009: 'Hospitals Safe from Disasters' is a global campaign. It was launched in Davos, Switzerland on 25 January, by the secretariat of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UN/ISDR) and the World Health Organization (WHO), with support from the World Bank.
1 Feb 2008 News briefs

Disaster Risk Reduction: 2007 Global Review

A radical realignment of priorities in addressing the Hyogo Framework for Action are required if the growing population living in high risk conditions is to be adequately protected, the recently released UN/ISDR’s 2007 Global Review has concluded.
30 Jan 2008 News briefs

Disaster Figures For 2007

2007 saw a marked increase in the number of floods compared with the average of the last seven years, and Asia was the continent hit hardest by disasters according to figures from the Belgian WHO collaborating Center for Research on epidemiology of Disasters (CRED).
1 Jan 2008 News briefs

Luxembourg and UNISDR sign cooperation agreement

The UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Reduction, Margareta Wahlström, and Luxembourg’s Minister for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs, Marie-Josée Jacobs, today signed a four-year Cooperation Agreement.
Press release

France Gets Tsunami Ready

Tsunamis may be rare events along the French coasts but they do occur. The French tsunami alert centre, CENALT, has already provided more than 24 tsunami information alerts and issued 3 tsunamis advisory warning messages since the beginning of its operations in 2012.
News briefs


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