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Lessons from Japan tsunami vital to new disaster risk reduction agreement, says UN official

New York, Mar 12 (IBNS) Three days before the opening of the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, the head of the United Nations office dedicated to dealing with the threat posed by disasters took part on Wednesdayin a ceremony of solemn remembrance in Tokyo for those who died in the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami of 11 March 2011.