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Page vii - Bank and related interagency arrangements between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and the World Bank; (b) In April 1992, Participants in the GEF agreed that its structure and modalities should be modified.
Page 127 - Australia Austria Belgium Canada Denmark Finland France Germany Greece Iceland Ireland Italy Japan Korea Luxembourg...
Page 1 - Database (EM-DAT), a global disaster database maintained by the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) in Brussels, records upwards of 600 disasters globally each year (http:// www.cred.be).
Page 25 - EMDAT data set maintained by the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) in Brussels (Sapir and Misson 1992; seewww.cred.be).
Page 117 - It may be impossible to achieve development goals such as poverty alleviation in these areas without concerted efforts to reduce recurrent losses.
Page xi - UNDP United Nations Development Programme UNEP United Nations Environment Programme USGS United States Geological Survey...
Page 24 - Mileti and colleagues have recommended adoption of a "global systems perspective" that recognizes the complex "interactions between earth and social systems, within and across the global-to-local levels of human aggregation
Page xi - IRI International Research Institute for Climate Prediction ISDR International Strategy for Disaster Reduction...