Crisis Response: Environmental

GLOBAL: Asia most at risk from natural disasters

Jun 11th, 2010Natural DisastersBy: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

The Natural Disaster Risk Index (NDRI), released on 27 May by Maplecroft, ranks 229 countries according to the human impact of natural disasters in terms…

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Haiti needs seismic-resistant buildings

Jan 14th, 2010Natural DisastersBy: Siobhan Wagner

The massive earthquake that hit Haiti on Tuesday could have resulted in less fatalities and destruction with better-engineered buildings and structures....

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