UN meeting looks at ways to reduce disaster risk and build resilience

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Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson during the Opening Ceremony of the United Nations for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)[UN Photo/ Jean-Marc Ferré]

Private sector participation in disaster management is among the topics being discussed at a UN-sponsored meeting underway in Geneva.

The three-day meeting, known as the Global Platform for Disaster Reduction, is looking at ways to invest today for a safer tomorrow.

Dianne Penn reports.

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