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Rich Nations Criticized Following UN Disaster Risk Agreement

Delegates meeting in Japan have agreed on a new framework for reducing the human and economic toll of disasters around the world.  But critics say rich countries are shirking their responsibilities to help poorer nations deal with climate change.   A mammoth session of talks involving delegations from more than 180 countries ended late Wednesday, with a new Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.  The United Nations Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction...

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