disaster management

‘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.

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.