Geneva, Switzerland - Local governments
are showing their commitment to protect cities and citizens from natural
hazards by signing up to a new global disaster risk reduction campaign.
Davos (Switzerland), Port-au-Prince (Haiti),
Santa Tecla (El Salvador) and Baofeng (China) are the latest to join the
UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction's Making Cities Resilient:
My City is Getting Ready campaign, which is aimed at guiding to process
to put in place much-needed disaster reduction plans.
On 30 May 2010, leaders from eight cities