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(26/04/2012)

The Seventh Dialogue – Disaster Risk Reduction: A matter of Good Governance

This was the seventh dialogue of a series that the Department of Sustainable Development of SEDI has been presenting as part of its contribution to the High Level International Advisory Committee for the World Congress on Justice, Governance and Law for Environmental Sustainability, which is being co-sponsored by the OAS and will be held during the ‘sandwich days’ at Rio+20 in mid-June

Development in the Americas has always progressed alongside threats posed by intensive natural disasters, from earthquakes to hurricanes. However, disaster risk is on the rise due to human factors: environmental degradation, worsening socio-economic conditions and social inequity. Climate change further threatens development, by exacerbating risks from more intense and frequent hydro-meteorological events

 

The Seventh Dialogue – Disaster Risk Reduction: A matter of Good Governance

 

 

Dialogue Series in the Framework of Rio+20

Fuente: OEA

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Plan Interamericano para la Prevención, la Atención de los Desastres y la Coordinación de la Asistencia Humanitaria
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Monitoreo de Emergencias. Organización Panamericana de la Salud