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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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Focus on better water management and ecosystem restoration urgent at UN summit on Disasters

Sendai, Japan – Tackling disasters such as floods and droughts should focus much more on the sustainable use and restoration of ecosystems such as wetlands, states […]

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Focus op beter waterbeheer en ecosysteemherstel op VN top Rampenbestrijding hard nodig

Sendai, Japan – De aanpak van rampen zoals overstromingen en droogtes moet zich veel meer richten op het duurzamer gebruik en herstel van ecosystemen zoals wetlands. […]

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From WCDRR Sendai: Eco-DRR Report – Friday 13 March

Today: Negotiations for post-2015 framework for Disaster Risk Reduction started (PREPCOMIII); Wetlands International calls for Focus on better water management and ecosystem restoration urgent at UN […]

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10 tips to become ecosystem smart in Disaster Risk Reduction interventions

10 tips developed by Wetlands International for policy makers and practitioners to better integrate the management of ecosystems and natural resources in their Disaster Risk Reduction […]