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13 May 2016 GENEVA, Switzerland
Disasters such as drought, sea level rise and desertification drove 19.2 million people in 113 countries from their homes in 2015, according to the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center’s 2016 Global Report on Internal Displacement.Disasters triggered by natural hazards caused twice as many new displacements in 2015 as conflict and violence, according to the report, produced by the Norwegian Refugee Council...
23 Nov 2015 NEW YORK, NY, United States
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called for an integrated approach to water management and disaster risk reduction.Speaking at a meeting on the issue, held last week as part of the UN High-Level Water and Sanitation Days 2015, Ban noted that “issues of water and disaster resilience are so intimately related that it is impossible to think of one without the other...