ESCAP


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ESCAPEconomic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
ESCAPEuropean Society for Child and Adolescent Psychology
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Right well escap'd the danger, as me thought, When that at hand a sound of feet we heard.
This Eevning from the Sun's decline arriv'd Who tells of som infernal Spirit seen Hitherward bent (who could have thought?) escap'd The barrs of Hell, on errand bad no doubt: Such where ye find, seise fast, and hither bring.
Which of those rebell Spirits adjudg'd to Hell Com'st thou, escap'd thy prison, and transform'd, Why satst thou like an enemie in waite Here watching at the head of these that sleep?
Are not thy bills hung up as monuments, Whereby whole cities have escap'd the plague, And thousand desperate maladies been cur'd?
According to Armida Alisjahbana, the head of ESCAP, the region's countries cannot achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, if their people are not protected from disasters.
This means not just building resilience in the priority zones but doing so across the entire region - reaching the most marginal and vulnerable communities," said United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of ESCAP Armida Alisjahbana at the report launch in Bangkok.
Expressing his hope that the ESCAP Executive Secretary's visit to Mongolia will greatly contribute to the expansion of bilateral cooperation, Energy Minister Ts.Davaasuren gave his views on achievement of the global Sustainable Development Goals and regional energy cooperation.
While launching the report, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of ESCAP Armida Alisjahbana called for urgent action to reverse these negative trends.
Timely interventions now can reduce the impacts of drought, protect the poorest communities and foster more harmonious societies,' said Armida Alisjahbana, United Nations undersecretary general and Escap executive secretary.
Escap released the study titled Ready for the Dry Years: Building Resilience to Drought in South-East Asia during the 34th Meeting of the Asean Committee on Disaster Management.
Timely interventions now can reduce the impacts of drought, protect the poorest communities and foster more harmonious societies," said United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of ESCAP Armida Alisjahbana.