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The International Conference on the Implementation of the Health Aspect of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, held on 10-11 March 2016, in Bangkok, Thailand, recommended the following measures that could assist countries in implementing the health aspects of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction:


1. Promote systematic integration of health into national and sub-national disaster risk reduction policies and plans and the inclusion of emergency and disaster risk management programmes in national and sub-national health strategies.

Key actions include:

The International Conference on the implementation of the Health Aspects of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 will be held on 10-11 March 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand (Venue: The Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel) .

The Conference is jointly convened by the Royal Thai Government, the United Nations Office for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR), in partnership with the World Health Organization and other governments. It will bring together representatives of national governments, mainly Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Health experts and senior policy makers; key stakeholders and networks; and UN and inter-governmental and international organizations.

African Livestock Futures Study: “Realizing the potential of livestock for food security, poverty reduction and the environment in Sub-Saharan Africa” Dissemination event 28 September 2014 from 18.00 to 20.30 at Penn Club in New York City The Study “Realizing the potential of livestock for food security, poverty reduction and the environment in Sub-Saharan Africa” will be presented and disseminated on 28 September, in New York, at an event hosted by

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