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Tens of thousands of civil servants and representatives of nongovernmental organizations are to meet in the Tohoku region this spring to examine global approaches to disaster response.

The U.N. World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will be held in the city of Sendai from March 14 to 18, with participants expected to adopt guidelines on bolstering countermeasures to climate-related disasters, which are worsening in some parts of the world.

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