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28 Apr 2017 description

NAIROBI, Kenia, 24 de Abril 2017 – Promover la participación interdisciplinaria, conectar actores relevantes que trabajan en la adaptación al Cambio Climático y establecer vínculos con el Grupo Intergubernamental de Expertos sobre el Cambio Climático (IPCC) entre otros, fueron los aportes que resultaron de la Conferencia Internacional sobre la Gestión del Riesgo Climático, que reunió en Nairobi, Kenia, a 80 representantes de más de 35 países.

27 Apr 2017 description

By Denis McClean

GENEVA, 27 April 2017 - Australia estimates that its annual economic losses from disasters will triple to US$17.7 billion by 2050 as it embarks on a new initiative to integrate climate change action and disaster resilience.

26 Apr 2017 description

By Denis McClean

GENEVA, 26 April, 2016 - Sweden is one of the world’s least disaster-exposed countries and over the last twenty years has had one of the lowest casualty rates anywhere in the world for events linked to natural hazards e.g. there were no reported disaster events in 2015 according to the 2016 World Disasters Report.

25 Apr 2017 description

By Denis McClean

Geneva, 25 April, 2017 - The EU Delegation, led by DG ECHO Commissioner Christos Stylianides, is set to play a major role at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction next month in Cancun, Mexico.

The EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Mr. Stylianides will deliver a statement on behalf of the EU and its Member States, and European Commission representatives will participate in the main sessions and side-events to present EU global efforts to reduce disaster risks.

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