In a predominantly agricultural country like Thailand, “water is life”. However, water- related hazards such as flood and landslide, drought and saltwater intrusion affect people’s lives and cause economic losses.
On 22 January 2005, one month after the 26 December 2004 India Ocean Tsunami ripped across the Asia‑Pacific region claiming 227,00 lives, the Second World Conference on Disaster Reduction (WCDR) was held in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. What emerged was the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) – the first plan to explain, describe and detail the work required from different sectors and actors to reduce disaster losses.
An innovative practice on disaster risk reduction and education in Georgia.
An innovate practice on disaster risk reduction and education in Kazakhstan.
The aim of this report is to further contribute to the process of building resilience of nations and communities in the CEECIS region, providing an overview of the national situation vis-à-vis disaster risk reduction strategies