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Seven reasons to embrace nature-based disaster risk reduction

Building a Resilient City Is a Continual Process

Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers says there’s an upside to the fact that his city has been ground zero for a string of headline-grabbing enormously destructive natural disasters over the last decade. He says that Colorado Springs officials probably don’t have to work as hard as officials in other cities to make the case that building up local resilience should be a top public policy priority…

 

Seven reasons to embrace nature-based disaster risk reduction

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The southern Indian State of Kerala is famous for its various tourist attractions such as wildlife which includes endangered species like the Nilgiri Tahr goat and the lion-tailed macaque, the Vallam Kali traditional boat race and the Kumily spice festival.

It is not surprising then that the state received about 14.6 million foreign and domestic tourists in 2017.  According to a January 2018 report from India’s Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR), tourism contributes 10 per cent of Kerala’s GDP and around 23.5 per cent of the state’s total employment…

 

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