Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Committee


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Topic: International cooperation as a means to improve international strategy for disaster reduction

Country: Hellenic Republic (Greece)

Committee: Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Committee (SOCHUM)


Dear Delegates and Esteemed Chairs,


Natural disasters what comprise floods, earthquakes, hurricanes have multidimensional consequences for every country and humanity as the whole. Tangible and intangible aspects of people's daily life are affected, starting from human lives until economic disruption. According to the World Health Organization, 90 000 people are killed and 160 000 are affected by natural disasters, the especially vulnerable groups comprised children, pregnant women, ill and malnourished people.


Consequences of natural disasters seem obvious at first sight. As re...

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