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The following paragraphs are abstracts of the article wrote by Denis McClean: OECD work on resilience important for DRR World Conference , UNISDR Head of Communications. The article was published on 7 May.
Paris – The Head of UNISDR, Margareta Wahlstrom, has said that the OECD can have a “critical impact” on the preparatory work leading up the adoption of a new global framework for disaster risk reduction at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in March 2015.
Speaking in advance of the adoption today by the OECD Annual Ministerial meeting of a new recommendation on risk governance, she said that the OECD has helped to reverse the perception that disasters are solely a problem for poor countries – a key overall achievement of actions inspired by the Hyogo Framework for Action adopted in 2005 by all UN member States.
The full article is available via PreventionWeb.