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13 Oct 2017 description
Research findings forecast a continued rise in homelessness among people in disaster prone countries unless significant progress is made in managing disaster risk
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.
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.
31 Mar 2013 description
After several years of mega-disasters and consequent high funding for disaster response, international humanitarian disaster funding dipped to the relatively low 2009 level.
14 Mar 2013 description
The world has experienced three consecutive years where annual economic losses have exceeded $100 billion due to an enormous increase in exposure of industrial assets to extreme disaster events.
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,”...