UNISDR Releases February Issue of ISDR-Highlights


1 March 2009: The UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) has released the February 2009 issue of its newsletter ISDR-Highlights.

The issue features articles on: African parliamentarians' commitment to advance the agenda of climate change and disaster risk reduction; the EU focus on disaster prevention and risk reduction; European national platforms and Hyogo Framework of Action focal points meeting; tracking international investments in disaster risk reduction; application of Earth observation and remote sensing technologies in disaster management and vulnerability mapping; and the development of the African climate chance adaptation network. [The Publication]