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Countries turn to Ecosystems to Reduce Disaster Risk

As HFA2 negotiations continue, governments, private sector and practitioners commit to advance ecosystem disaster risk reduction at the Third World Conference on DRR. Sendai, Japan […]

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From WCDRR Sendai: Eco-DRR Report – Monday 16 March

About 80% of the text for a post-2015 framework on Disaster Risk Reduction is agreed, we are making progress; The Netherlands, France, Philippines, Vietnam, Colombia and […]

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A recipe for resilience – Key messages from the Partners for Resilience at WCDRR

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From WCDRR Sendai: Eco-DRR Report – Sunday 15 March

Little progress on HFAII – 6 targets agreed and now starting with the difficult issues;  Focus on the role of addressing mismanagement of water resources […]

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Wetlands International’s voluntary commitments to disaster risk reduction

This document contains Wetlands International’s voluntary commitment to reducing disaster risk for the next 5-10 years. Our commitments are shared by UNISDR with the disaster […]

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Wetlands International’s voluntary commitments to reducing disaster risk

Wetlands International submitted three voluntary commitments to reducing disaster risk for the next 5-10 years to UNISDR. Voluntary commitments from organisations like Wetlands International and individuals […]

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From WCDRR Sendai: Eco-DRR Report – Saturday 14 March

Strong calls today for wise investments in disaster prevention and preparedness and for nature-based-solutions as alternatives to hard infrastructure. Invite to tomorrow’s events: ‘Practical experiences from […]

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Sustaining Mali’s Inner Niger Delta

The Inner Niger Delta in central Mali is a giant green oasis on the edge of the Sahara desert. It is one of the country’s […]

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Living with floods in the Mahanadi Delta, India

In October 2013, one of the fiercest cyclones to hit the Bay of Bengal for many years made landfall on the low-lying delta coast of […]