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10 Oct 2017 description
Asia-Pacific Disaster Report 2017 shows that the greatest impacts of disasters are in countries which have the least capacity to prepare or respond to these events.
10 Mar 2016 description
According to a new report by ESCAP, the region accounted for over half the world’s 344 disasters in 2015, resulting in over 16,000 deaths with 59 million people affected.
11 Jul 2014 description
The Atlas of Mortality and Economic Losses from Weather, Climate and Water Extremes describes the distribution and impacts of disasters and highlights measures to increase resilience.
27 Jun 2011 description
Background The dimensions, frequency, and complexity of natural disasters are increasing. No country is immune from this trend. Countries within the OSCE area, for example, have recently been hit by floods, tropical storms, and forest fires. Japan, an official OSCE “partner for cooperation,”...