Select a time period:

  • 1990, UN: A decade devoted to ‘natural disaster reduction’

  • 1994, Yokohama: Response alone is insufficient

  • 2004, Indian Ocean tsunami: Few early warnings

  • 2005, Kobe: Building a culture of safety and resilience

  • 2007, Bangladesh: Casualties down, climate risks rise

  • 2009-2010: Low funding for disaster risk reduction

  • 2011, Horn of Africa: Slow onset disaster despite early warnings

  • 2013: Risk reduction is everyone’s responsibility

  • 2015: Sendai – A new framework for disaster risk reduction

  • 2016, El Niño: A ‘modern day tragedy’

  • 2018, Indonesia: Early warning failures

  • 2019, India: Lives saved but livelihoods destroyed

  • 2020: Climate change and COVID-19 change everything