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Natural disasters worse for tourism than terror attacks. And more…

Natural disasters worse for tourism than terror attacks

Paris has yet to see evidence that it has bounced back from November's attacks Credit: Getty

Paris has yet to see evidence that it has bounced back from November’s attacks Credit: Getty

Tourist destinations recover from terrorist attacks quicker than they would an environmental disaster, according to travel analysts. In the wake of last week’s Brussels attacks, when agents of Islamic State targeted the Belgian capital’s airport and metro network, killing 35, Euromonitor said that the bombings would only have a “short to medium-term impact” on the region’s tourism…

 

DRRMCs working to improve disaster resilience at every level

With the Philippines among the countries most exposed to disasters—and Metro Manila topping the list of urban areas with the highest number of people exposed—the government says that its disaster risk reduction and management councils are working to improve disaster preparedness and resilience at every level…

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