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Climate change is a potent element in the deadly brew of disaster risk

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A display at the Cop21 climate conference in Paris, 2015. Photograph: Christophe Ena/AP
By tackling the environment we can also mitigate the impact of disasters, as heatwaves, droughts and floods threaten the lives of millions

March 3, 2016 — The Hyogo framework for action (HFA), adopted in January 2005 by UN member states, was an unprecedented move to promote saving lives and livelihoods from disasters over a decade. Has there been progress?

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