"Disasters and their devastating consequences are increasingly evident in the world. Although nobody can prevent a hazard from occurring, individuals, societies, and governments can take necessary steps to avoid a hazard being transformed to a disaster. It is becoming clear that if sufficient efforts are not made, higher costs and greater losses including lives are inevitable. ..." – By Deepthi Wickramasinghe
"These issues pertain to all aspects of risk reduction, from measures to mitigate and reduce risks via measures that enhance readiness, to educating communities to know the local natural hazards that cause risk, to response, reconstruction, and recovery when disaster strikes. If the disaster-affected population is multilingual, multicultural, multifaith, and only partially integrated within the broader society, language needs increase their vulnerability. ..." – By Federico Marco Federici
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