Tag: International Day for Disaster Reduction

International Day for Disaster Reduction_13th October 2021

International Day for Disaster Reduction 13 October www.un.org Seven-year-old Farah and her sister eat a meal at a temporary shelter in Marceline, Haiti. She and her family spent two hours under the rubble of their earthquake-destroyed home.  PHOTO:©UNICEF/Rouzier International cooperation for developing countries The International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction is an opportunity to acknowledge the progress being… Continue Reading International Day for Disaster Reduction_13th October 2021

International Day for Disaster Reduction_13th October 2018

International Day for Disaster Reduction 13 October A boy sits Local authorities and community members collaborate to provide relief in Salybia, Dominica after back-to-back, category 5 hurricanes struck the region. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas 2018 theme — Reducing Disaster Economic Losses The 2018 theme continues as part of the “Sendai Seven” campaign, centred on the seven targets of… Continue Reading International Day for Disaster Reduction_13th October 2018

International Day for Disaster Reduction | 13 October 2016 | United Nations

  13th October 2016 is International Day for Disaster Reduction, which was established  in 1989 as a day to acknowledge the work done around the world to reduce communities’ exposure to disasters and to raise awareness about the importance of risk-awareness. We can replace material possessions, but we cannot replace people.  I am repeatedly appalled… Continue Reading International Day for Disaster Reduction | 13 October 2016 | United Nations

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