NITP National President at the Global Platform on Disaster Reduction in Geneva

The National President,Nigerian Institute of Town Planners, Tpl.Steve I Onu and other participants at a workshop on disaster Risk Reduction at the Global platform recently held at the International conference center in Geneva.

TPL Steve I. Onu who at the conference made a presentation on Building Resilience into Urban Planning and Investments said strict adherence to Urban Planning principles  will go a long way to insuring disaster prevention. He however blamed governments at various levels for paying lips service to the problems of human settlements especially in the developing countries. He called for a systematic Planning and development of human settlements in order to avoid impending disaster in our urban and rural areas.

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