As disaster risks rise, 20 vulnerable nations get help to prepare

As disaster risks rise, 20 vulnerable nations get help to prepare

Thomson Reuters Foundation
By Megan Rowling

A new scheme launched by U.N. agencies, the World Bank and countries most vulnerable to climate change on Tuesday is seeking funding of up to $130 million to help 20 at-risk nations prepare better for natural disasters. The Global Partnership for Preparedness, launched at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul on Tuesday, aims to help the countries attain a basic level of readiness by 2020 for future disaster risks mainly caused by climate change…

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