The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on the eve of the Day of reducing the risk of natural disasters launched the initiative in Asia to support the people affected by frequent natural disasters. Now experts will prepare the community at risk to the correct opposition disasters and to teach them how best to reduce these unpleasant episodes.
The program budget is 17 million dollars. It affects mainly the states of Asia and Oceania, where the most frequent kinds disasters. IOM looks forward to the active participation and support from related organizations and local government agencies in each of the Asian and Pacific countries.
A variety of programs aimed at teaching people how to behave before, during iposle earthquakes, floods, tsunamis and cyclones, will cover about 200 thousand people. IOM hopes that this initiative will reduce the maximum number of "climate" of migrants in the world, so they can better fight and survive in the face of dangerous climate events.
Every year in Asia and Oceania by natural disasters affecting up to 200 mN. people, the death toll is more than 70,000, property damage — about 35 billion U.S. dollars.