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UNISDR Releases ISDR-Highlights January Issue

UNISDR Releases ISDR-Highlights January Issue

31 January 2009: The UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) has released the January 2009 issue of its newsletter, ISDR-Highlights.

The issue features articles on: the Philippine's new climate change committee; the opening of a Pacific ISDR office in Suva, Fiji; World Water Week; preparations for the second session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction; and the Asia Disaster Preparedness Center training courses scheduled for 2009, including on climate risk management. [The Publication]