Improving Disaster Management and Crisis Response in Africa

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The earthquakes in Chinghai and Haiti recently have highlighted the potentially devastating effects of natural disasters on countries, particularly developing nations. Africa is one of the continents whose countries are vulnerable to natural phenomena like earthquakes and tsunamis, and with many people living in extreme poverty, the effects can be even more marked. [eventpdf] Vulnerability According to the Economic Commission for Africa, the number of poor people living on the cont...
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