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Getting disaster resilience right – Shamshad Akhtar

6 Mar – World leaders and decision-makers from more than 100 countries will gather later this month in Sendai, Japan, to finalise a new global framework for disaster risk reduction which will replace the 2005 Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA). The stakes could not be higher, especially for the countries of Asia and the Pacific – by far the most disaster-prone region in the world. The year 2014 was without…

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