Evidence, UNISDR newsletter: issue 19

This newsletter highlights UNISDR activities around the world. This issue reports on: (i) the results of the first-ever UN global survey of persons living with disabilities on how they cope with disasters; (ii) the Millions Tweet for International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR); (iii) the Philippine Resilience Award; (iv) Cyclone Phalin, disaster risk reduction and saved lives in India; (v) the need to better capture investments in disaster risk reduction; (vi) IPCC climate report; (vii) Finland’s review of the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA); (viii) the declaration of state of emergency in bush fire zones of New South Wales, Australia; (ix) the progress made in reducing disaster impacts across Europe; and (x) the presentation of the Damir Čemerin Award for Local Change to Dr Ilan Kelman.