International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction

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An international programme of the United Nations, between 1990 and 2000, that sought to harness the political resolve, experience, and expertise of each country in order to reduce the loss of life, human suffering, and economic losses caused by natural hazards. Some scientists point out that many of the Idndr targets complement the objectives of Agenda 21, although few planners and decision‐makers yet build upon the links between successful disaster management and sustainable development.

Subjects: Environmental Science.

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