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World: Finance ministers endorse strategies to reduce disaster risk

Source: Commonwealth Secretariat Country: World
Commonwealth finance ministers concluded their annual meeting today in Bali, Indonesia, by endorsing key strategies aimed at helping countries reduce disaster risk. The Treasurer of Papua New Guinea, Charles Abel, chaired the meeting and described a “sobering” backdrop to the discussions, which started just hours after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the Bali coast, followed shortly after by a 7.0-magnitude quake in neighbouring Papua New Guinea. A

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