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Disaster Risk Reduction Day

What governance do we need to reduce disaster risk and enhance our democracies amid COVID-19 crisis?

Date:13 October 2020
Author:Angelo J. Imperiale
Some reflections to celebrate the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2020. Since the call launched by the United Nations General Assembly in 1989, the 13th October has been designated to celebrate worldwide the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), as an opportunity to promote a global culture of risk-awareness and advocate for reducing the exposure of local communities, especially the most vulnerable, to future disasters.