UNISDR UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction [to 25 April 2015]

UNISDR UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction [to 25 April 2015]
http://www.unisdr.org/archive

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Nepal suffers devastating earthquake
One of Asia’s poorest and most disaster-prone countries, Nepal is reeling from a massive earthquake outside the capital Kathmandu which has claimed hundreds of lives.
25 Apr 2015

Local governments lead resilience in Jordan
Municipalities are taking the lead in Jordan to help build resilience to disasters, in the wake of recurrent winter storms that have seen heavy snow, rainfall and high winds cause power cuts, road closures and flooded homes.
22 Apr 2015

Inventions for disaster risk reduction
Inventors aiming to reduce the risk of disasters have flocked to Geneva to pitch a whole range of cutting-edge ideas, from earthquake-resistant buildings to lamps that make evacuations easier.
20 Apr 2015