October 5th, 2012
- 12th October: Celebration of the International Day For Disaster Reduction- this year’s theme “Women and Girls, the [in]Visible Force of Resilience”.
- Japan: Question arises over use of postdisaster reconstruction funds.
- First Monday of October every year designed to be World Habitat Day.
- Pakistan: Monsoon floods 371 people killed and nearly 4.5 million affected.
- Disaster Risk Reduction: Earthquake strikes south-west Colombia.
- Burkina Faso: Back to school for child refugees in Damba and Mentao camps .