04 Nov 2016 description
Because tsunamis are the deadliest type of major natural disaster in terms of the proportion of victims killed, World Tsunami Awareness Day is being inaugurated on November 5, 2016.
29 Jun 2011 description
Japan + 2 othersAsia-Pacific: Unprecedented disasters threat economic recovery and need regional response
Date: 29 June 2011 Press Release No: G/25/2011 Bangkok (UN ESCAP Strategic Communications and Advocacy Section) – An increase in extreme weather events and unprecedented natural calamities have set back Asia-Pacific economic recovery and development gains and require a joint regional response,...
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