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UN: States, donors must do more to tackle rising disaster risk

from Reuters via Yahoo News

As economic losses from disasters rise around the world, more effort is needed to reduce the risks from extreme weather and earthquakes in every area, from infrastructure to health, the United Nations disaster prevention chief said. Margareta Wahlström, head of the U.N. Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, said in an interview that a new global plan to protect people and assets from disasters, due to be approved in March, aims to ensure "a much stronger link than we have had in the past between development and disaster risk." more


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