Message for The International Day For Disaster Reduction 14 October 2009

The 2009 International Day for Disaster Reduction focuses on the safety and function of hospital and health facilities in disasters. In 2009, the force of natural calamities has been revealed once again. Recent typhoons in the Philippines, Vietnam and China, the tsunami in Samoa and the earthquakes in Indonesia, the West African floods and Kenya’s chronic drought conditions are reminders of how vulnerable we are to natural hazards and extreme weather events. To read more click here

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