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ASEAN EUROPE DISASTERS

Posted September 13th, 2011 at 12:20 am (UTC-5)
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Officials from Europe and Southeast Asia are promising to work together more closely to prevent and respond to natural disasters. Kristalina Georgieva, the European Union commissioner for humanitarian aid and crisis response, announced the agreement Monday after talks with officials in Indonesia. ASEAN Secretary General Surin Pitsuwan represented the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in […]

Asian Nations Are Urged to Address Disasters Together

Posted June 29th, 2011 at 6:35 am (UTC-5)
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A United Nations agency says Asian nations must work together to reduce the impact of increasingly severe weather events and natural disasters that threaten the region’s economic recovery. Nagesh Kumar, the deputy chief of the U.N. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, issued the warning Wednesday to delegates from 31 Asian nations […]

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