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Bhutan invests in building disaster resilience capacities with ADPC

The country of Bhutan is prone to a range of disasters such as earthquakes, glacial lake outburst floods (GLOF), flash floods, windstorms, fires and landslides due to its geophysical location. With existing underlying vulnerabilities such as poor construction practices, rapid urbanization, environmental degradation as well as lack of preparedness, the risk of disasters is increasing exponentially.

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