Boosting global efforts to reduce the impact of disasters: Commission charts the course for EU action

The European Commission lays out its primary vision on how the European Union should contribute to the global efforts to reduce the impact of disasters.

The Commission has adopted a Communication on The Post 2015 Hyogo Framework for Action: Managing Risks to achieve Resilience. This document is the basis for upcoming discussions between the Member States, the European Parliament and other stakeholders who will work on a common EU position for the global negotiations at the level of the United Nations. These talks will focus on how to mitigate the impact of natural and man-made disasters and to build a new framework for disaster risk reduction - the so-called post 2015 Hyogo Framework for Action.

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