On disaster resilience, ‘we must listen to those who know their communities’ says UNICEF Director General Anthony Lake

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Children and youth are a major part of community-level responses to disasters and must play an important role in risk reduction, United Nations officials said today in Sendai, Japan, with the head of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) challenging a gathering of youth representatives to demand that they be involved in processes that impact them.