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Vietnam is a country with long and narrow demographical shape and a long eastern sea board. The Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) has well recorded that four to six typhoons strike the country annually Read More..
MOWLAS is an observation network for earthquake, tsunami and volcano that covers all land and sea in Japan (Highlighting Japan Vol.118 March 2018 Technologies for Disaster Mitigation). MOWLAS incorporates three different networks Read More..
UCLG ASPAC President Takes Part in HLPF – SDGs Summit 2019: Representing Local Voice at the Global Gathering on #2030Agenda
UCLG ASPAC President, Mayor Tri Rismaharini of Surabaya, joined global discussions on the UN 2030 Development Agenda at the High-Level Political Forum 2019 – SDGs Summit, organised under the auspices of the UN General Assembly. Read More..
LEAD (Local Empowerment, Advocacy and Development for Localisation of SDGs in Pakistan programme) for SDGs Programme convened a consultation workshop upon the successful completion of the programme’s six-month inception phase Read More..
Denise Phua, Mayor of Central Singapore District, is best known for promoting inclusive society in Singapore. Inspired by personal experience, Mayor Denise Phua frequently speaks up for the disabled and special needs community Read More..
Facing earthquake in April 2015, Nepal has appreciated the use of technology to share information on the location of displaced people and enable the delivery of support to those affected. Read More..
Known as Sona Area Tokyo, the prevention park serves as a centre for disaster learning (during normal times) and management (during occurrence of calamities). Read More..
Gujarat, a state in western India, was struck by an earthquake with magnitude 7.7 on 26 January 2001. It was estimated that more than 13,000 people lost their lives and thousands were injured. It was also reported that over 300,000 buildings collapsed and more than twice that number were severely damaged Read More..
On 12 November 1970, Bangladesh was hit by a major cyclone at the coast belt of the country with wind velocity of 62 m/s, accompanied by a storm surge 6-9 m in height. An estimated 500,000 people were killed and millions were made homeless and severely destitute Read More..
Financing Fisheries for Sustainable Livelihood: Microfinance Scheme – Gampaha and Puttalam (Sri Lanka)
District Gampaha and Puttalam are located near the coastline and lagoon. With its location, livelihood of local people in both districts is closely related with fisheries. Like in other areas, the livelihoods of coastal small-scale fishers are among the most insecure and vulnerable Read More..