New UN Report on Risk

UN Peacekeepers Distribute Water and Food in Haiti

Image by United Nations Photo via Flickr

UN finds natural disasters now less deadly but more costly. Radio Australia, August 5, 2011. The United Nations has released its latest report on the state of disaster risk management around the world. The report, titled Revealing Risk, Redefining Development, updates the UN’s Global Assessment Report, since 2009, when the first edition was published. It found that while people in the region now have a reduced chance of dying in a natural disaster, the countries which suffer them, will find themselves facing a bigger cost.

This 24 page report is well-written; I recommend it to you.

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