UN report warns of greater economic threat to nations not investing in DRR

Recently,Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR) has warned of new and much larger threats due to extreme climate changes to economies in particular the Asia Pacific region. The GAR was launched at the ‘Global Platform’ organised by the by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction(UNISDR). The report has outlined major risk… Continue reading UN report warns of greater economic threat to nations not investing in DRR

UN agency praises India’s timely response

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) has appreciated the Indian Meteorological Department’s pinpoint accuracy of early warnings of Cyclone Fani that has helped authorities conduct a well-targeted evacuation plan and minimise the loss of life. Cyclone Fani is the strongest cyclonic storm since the Super Cyclone of 1999 which has claimed close… Continue reading UN agency praises India’s timely response