Key words of World Disaster Risk Reduction Day

According to the United Nations Office and based on current climate projections, by 2030, the world will face about 560 hazards per year due to the effects of climate change and natural disasters on people living in extreme poverty, 37 6 million people will be added, and in the “worst case scenario” by 2030, climate change and disasters will push 100.7 million people into poverty.

In 1989, the United Nations General Assembly designated October 13 as the World Day for Disaster Risk Reduction in order to promote global culture, increase community preparedness, raise public awareness, and encourage and disseminate countries’ progress in this field. Inequality and vulnerability to disasters are cycles that end together. This year’s slogan is fighting inequality for a resilient future.

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