UN says disaster risk in war zones must be handled despite difficulties

Published: 11/02/2018
UN says disaster risk in war zones must be handled despite difficulties
Source: WWW.SCMP.COM

Protecting people from natural disasters in fragile states and war zones can be done – and should be attempted despite the practical difficulties, UN officials said. Conflict-torn countries, like Syria and Afghanistan, may lack functioning governments, but pockets can be identified where it is possible to work with communities to reduce the risks of floods, earthquakes and other hazards, sai

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