According to this new WHO report India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Myanmar and Papua New Guinea bear the largest burden of malaria in the Asia-Pacific region & account for 89% of all
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More research is needed to understand how ecosystems can help reduce disaster risks around the world, according to a report launched in Brussels, Belgium, today. The World Risk Report 2012 says that
This FAO study analyses national legislation on wildlife management in 12 countries in Asia and Oceania. It identifies strengths and weaknesses of legal frameworks in promoting sustainable wildlife management and proposes options to support empowerment of the poor.
This publication reports on the human and economic losses caused by natural disasters in 2008 with figures based on the EM-DAT database with comparisons to previous years. It asserts that although fewer disasters occurred in 2008, events had a larger impact than usual on human settlements. In 2008 once again, large numbers of persons were affected by a few natural disasters.