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Visionary leadership needed for disaster resilience

Droughts can now be detected much earlier than before, and action can be taken by adapting agricultural practices to conserve water.

WORLD leaders and decision-makers from more than 100 countries will gather later this month in Sendai, Japan, to finalise a new global framework for disaster risk reduction which will replace the 2005 Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA). The stakes could not be higher, especially for the countries...

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