Disaster response ‘must be more targeted’

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Disaster response ‘must be more targeted’


The EU must “train for what it has the capacity to face” in relation to global disasters, rather than for the “unthinkable” according to Crisis Response Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva.

She was speaking in Brussels following a meeting with W. Craig Fugate, Administrator of the US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at which both parties discussed co-operation between both parties in relation to disaster response, and committed to continue joint co-operatio...


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