Disaster Risk Reduction discussed at the World’s Leading Gathering of Stakeholders in Geneva this week

Healthy ecosystems and wise environmental management can protect people from disasters

Geneva / May 19, 2013 – The fourth session of the world’s foremost gathering of stakeholders committed to reducing disaster risk and building the resilience of communities and nations – The Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction – is taking place from May 19-23 in Geneva, Switzerland. This conference aims to build the momentum of prior meetings into a sustained effort from all actors (governments, NGOs, international agencies and organizations, academic and technical institutions and the private sector) to take shared responsibility in reducing risks and reinforcing human resilience. IUCN…

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