International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction

Is there such a thing as a "natural" disaster? The negative consequences of disasters can often be mitigated. However, more than 66 million children still annually have their lives disrupted, or worse, by disasters. October 13 is the International Day for Disaster Reduction, aimed at highlighting the efforts that can be made to reduce the risk posed by disasters. We can always do something to reduce our risk! Learn More.