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14 Oct 2019
Climate change is contributing to increasing damage to critical infrastructure around the globe, according to a 12-year survey of damages caused by small- and medium-scale disasters conducted by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction.
17 Jul 2017
It was a stark reminder of the summit participants’ challenging task of paving the way towards reducing disaster losses “significantly” by the year 2030 based on the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR).
25 Feb 2017
Experts and facilitators gave papers and in the end, there was agreement that till date, the country does not have a national disaster policy; only a framework, despite persistent calls and pleas from NEMA.
13 Jun 2016
To nib in the bud cases of disasters in the country, the United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) has asked the Federal Government to enhance the operations ...

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