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Managing Disaster Risks for a Resilient Future

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Every day, the growth of urban populations drives exposure to natural hazards ever higher. Unplanned urban expansion, coupled with poor resource management, destroys natural ecosystems, such as mangroves, wetlands, and forests, that have protected communities for generations.

Climate change is exacerbating the danger. Today’s once-in-20-years extreme temperatures are expected to occur annually by the century’s end, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

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13 January 2014

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