Usamate: Disaster is everybody’s business

Minister for National Disaster Management Jone Usamate at the opening of the NDAW in Waiyevo, Taiveuni. Picture: SUPPLIED

DISASTER is everybody’s business.

Minister for National Disaster Management Jone Usamate made the comment during the launch of the 2019 National Disaster awareness in Taveuni today.

He said this week’s celebrations also aimed to advance the universal goal of sustainable development, disaster risk reduction and climate change and safeguard the environment.

“I would like to leave you with the message this morning that disaster is everybody’s business and I urge you all present here today to visit the booths to learn and understand more about building to last, and to relay the message to your communities and friends on the positive impacts of disaster risk reduction,” he said.

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