disaster management

Natural disasters occurring three times more often than 50 years ago: new FAO report

New and unprecedented forms of natural disasters are most heavily felt in the agricultural industry, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Thursday.

‘Disaster resilient’ farming reduces agriculture risks, yields economic gains, says new UN agriculture agency report

A scale of economic gains through easy-to-implement "disaster resilient" farming practices was revealed on Monday at the launch of a new study by the United Nations agriculture agency.

Incorporating traditional culture “key” to disaster management

Engaging local communities and incorporating traditional cultures is key to managing disasters in Indonesia.

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Meeting in Jamaica, UN and partners call for enhanced collaboration on disaster management

Leaders from 22 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have committed to further enhance regional cooperation in disaster preparedness and humanitarian response during a United Nations-supported meeting hosted in Kingston by the Government of Jamaica.