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in the Scots law of civil remedies, the remedy to have a writing annulled. In lower courts it can only be done OPE EXCEPTIONIS, by way of defence.
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Marasigan also said that the QC DRRMO fulfills its mandate to encourage the community, especially the schools, whether public or private, to integrate disaster risk reduction and management education, as stated in Republic Act 101211, also known as the Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010.
It also aims at boosting capabilities in the fields of research and training on disaster risk reduction in the Arab region.
This earthquake showed the importance of community cohesion and preparedness, and the concept of community-based disaster risk reduction emerged strongly as a global practice.
She has been responsible for the enactment of many other Philippine laws on environmental governance like the Clean Air Act, Ecological Solid Waste Management Act, Renewable Energy Act, Environmental Awareness and Education Act, People's Survival Fund Law, and the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act.
role in national efforts for disaster risk reduction.
In more details, the UNISDR's Fourth Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk reduction will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, from the 19th till the 24th of May, 2013.
The conference will help in sharing of experiences, views and ideas, present findings of research and action and explore opportunities for mutual cooperation in the field of Disaster Risk Reduction.
The UN and other global institutions anticipate more flooding and other climate catastrophes if investment in risk reduction does not accompany expanding urban communities
The relative level of risk reduction for major vascular events, and vascular and all-cause mortality once statin treatment produced the benchmark drop in LDL cholesterol was similar "largely irrespective of age, sex, baseline LDL cholesterol, or previous vascular disease," they wrote.
The committee's inquiry found the Welsh Government's stroke risk reduction action plan is not being managed as effectively as it could be and needs to be revisited to make maximum use of effective risk reduction services.
Assigning high priority to the campaign and to the Disaster risk Reduction in the backdrop of recent natural disasters which occurred in Pakistan, Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on Disaster Risk Reduction Ms Margareta Wahlstrom is visiting Pakistan from Oct 6 to Oct 8 to further take along a more pro-active DRR agenda in Pakistan with increasing emphasis on effective mitigation, prevention and prepared in case of disasters.
A new risk model suggests that a risk reduction of 1.