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A brief report of the impact of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas & the Caribbean. 

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Nothing undermines development more than disasters. The lack of strategies and planning when faced with an event of natural, human or biological origin could mean inevitable decline in a society’s efforts to promote development and growth. It is therefore
UN Secretary-General António Guterres issues statement to mark International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction
UN Secretary-General's Message for International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction
Its All About Governance

Most of the planet changed its view this year about the meaning of disaster. Not only because of the health crisis posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, but because as the emergency unfolded, other risks had to be addressed and managed as well. COVID-19 has