There is need to be prepared for disasters


floods

Human beings continue to face the challenge of dealing with disasters, whether man-made or natural. Natural disasters such as earthquakes, floods and hurricanes cannot be stopped. These disasters kill thousands of people and cause economic damage worth billions of dollars. But people can prepare for disasters or reduce their impacts. This issue is being discussed at the Global Platform for disaster risk reduction which has opened in Geneva. Derrick Mbatha reports.

Duration: 2’14″

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