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Disaster Displacement (3 February 2020)

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World
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UNDRR
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Disasters displace more people than conflict and violence As climate change intensifies, extreme weather events, such as floods, storms, bushfires and heatwaves are forcing millions from their homes...

ECOWAS backs DRR for journalists

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World
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UNDRR
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By David Owino * ACCRA, 17 December, 2019 - Young Gambian TV reporter and presenter, Jainaba Sonku, is one of a growing number of African journalists engaging in the struggle to reduce disaster risk...

Bangladesh: from cyclones to multi-hazard

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Bangladesh
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UNDRR
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By Denis McClean DHAKA, 13 December, 2019 - A new record for evacuations was set in Bangladesh a month ago when the government Cyclone Preparedness Programme (CPP) evacuated 2.1 million people before...

Reducing disaster risk for Rohingya refugees

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Bangladesh
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UNDRR
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By Denis McClean DECEMBER 12, 2019 - The 900,000 Rohingya who have fled the pogroms launched against them in Myanmar now live in 34 densely populated camps at risk of floods, landslides and cyclones...

The climate trail to Dhaka's slums

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Bangladesh
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UNDRR
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By Denis McClean DHAKA, 10 December, 2019 - There are probably few slum dwellers from Bangladesh at COP25 -the annual climate conference - in Madrid but women in one of Dhaka’s teeming slums spoke...

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