Overview

Today, more than ever, achieving sustainable development and successfully reducing disaster risk through the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction depends on policy coherence across sectors while ensuring the alignment of disaster risk reduction with climate action. By monitoring targets and related indicators of the Sendai Framework, the UNDRR Bonn Office advocates and promotes synergies between DRR, climate change and ultimately sustainable development.

Sendai Framework Monitoring
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Strong accountability is one of the corner stones of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. The UNDRR Office in Bonn supports the monitoring process of the implementation of the Sendai Framework though seven targets and 38 indicators as well as its related dimensions reflected in the Sustainable Development Goals 1, 11 and 13.

The UNDRR Bonn office provides guidance to the Regional Offices for enhanced support to governments as they report on progress in reducing loss of life, numbers of people affected by disasters, economic losses and damage to critical infrastructure.  It provides this support engagement with a number of technical organizations within and outside of the UN and through technical guidance documentation, training packages and other data related initiatives.

Climate Change and Coherence
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UNDRR Bonn enables countries to identify progress in the implementation of DRR related targets and indicators of the SDGs, while fostering coherence between DRR and climate change adaptation efforts. The Bonn Office will build on ongoing efforts at national and local levels to further promote coherence in the implementation of global frameworks. By creating synergies in implementing Sendai Framework Target e and the National Adaptation Plans (NAPs), countries have an opportunity to ensure coherence between disaster risk reduction, climate action and sustainable development policies and practices.
 

News and events

Exhibit at the #2021EFDRR
2021 EFDRR, true to the multi-stakeholder spirit of the Sendai Framework, aims to offer a space for 15 innovative projects/institutions to present their latest work on disaster risk reduction and resilience building. To apply to showcase your project or
Dushanbe joins MCR2030
DUSHANBE – On 11-12 August, the City of Dushanbe in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia (UNDRR ROECA), conducted the first Self-Assessment Workshop on city's resilience to
Gavel Ceremony
Mr. Octavian Bivol, UNDRR ROECA Chief, met with HE Rui Manuppella Tereno, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Portugal to Belgium. During the meeting, Mr. Bivol updated HE Ambassador Tereno on the preparations for the 2021 European Forum for
Tajikistan DesInventar Training
DUSHANBE– On 7-8 July 2021, experts from Tajikistan participated in the second part of the National training on the “DesInventar-Sendai” – a disaster information management software. The main objective of the training was to strengthen relative capacities
Travnik MCR2030 Workshop
Travnik, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina – On 5 June 2021, a workshop for finalisation of the Preliminary Disaster Resilience Scorecard for Cities (and Public Health Scorecard Addendum) took place in Travnik, Capital of Central Bosnia Canton. This
SFRARR
ALMATY, June 3, 2021 - Strengthening Financial Resilience & Accelerating Risk Reduction (SFRARR) in Central Asia Program held its first steering committee meeting with program stakeholders. SFRARR is funded by the European Union and has two result areas
Ashgabat MCR2030
ASHGABAT– On 28 May, a workshop presenting the Preliminary Disaster Resilience Scorecard for Cities took place in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. The workshop brought together representatives of the Ashgabat Mayor’s Office, relevant government ministries as well
KGZ NP Meeting 26 May
Bishkek – On 26th May, key members and stakeholders on disaster risk reduction participated in the national workshop to strengthen disaster risk reduction (DRR) governance and to enhance the activities of the National Platform for DRR of the Kyrgyz
KGZ NP Meeting
Bishkek – On 25th May, stakeholders on disaster risk reduction (DRR) in the Kyrgyz Republic took part in the consultative workshop titled “Use of System Approach for Strengthening DRR Governance in the Kyrgyz Republic”. The workshop was organized by the
Tajikistan DesInventar Training
DUSHANBE– On 20-21 May, experts from Tajikistan stepped up action on disaster resilience through training on the “DesInventar-Sendai” – a disaster information management software. The workshop was organized by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk
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Publications

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UNDRR INFO, is the regional office for Europe's monthly newsletter covering activities in the field of DRR. This month's edition includes updates on: International Day for DRR, Local Level Resilient Workshop, 2020 Forum of Mayors, an update on data

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The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction drives the global agenda on disaster risk reduction and resilience. The Sendai Framework addresses both man-made and natural hazards, including related technological, environmental and biological hazards

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The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction identifies the resilience of critical infrastructure as a key component for disaster risk reduction – in line with Goal 9 of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which calls for “sustainable

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The COVID-19 pandemic has shown the consequences of systematically underinvesting in resilience. Even before the world brings the COVID-19 disaster under control, we will all be demanding: “Never again.” At the same time, we know that there is another

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The COVID-19 pandemic has shown just how important it is to have resilient systems in place to manage unexpected shocks. The systemic nature of risk with multi sectoral impacts, and its cascading effects where one disaster can rapidly lead to another

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Addressing resilience building and disaster risk reduction, when curtailing climate change mitigation priorities, is a vital necessity. The COVID-19 crisis has been a reality check for the need to strengthen the resilience of our societal systems in the

While the COVID-19 crisis is continuing to impact Europe, consuming a majority of attention and resources, other disaster risks still remain. For an increasing area of Europe, weather conditions are contributing to a dangerous wildfire season, exacerbated

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UNDRR INFO, is the regional office for Europe's monthly newsletter covering activities in the field of DRR. This month's edition includes updates on: Increasing risk of wildfires in Europe, the UNDRR/ISC Sendai Hazard Definition and Classification

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While the COVID-19 crisis is continuing to impact Europe, consuming a majority of attention and resources, other disaster risks still remain. For an increasing area of Europe, weather conditions are contributing to a dangerous wildfire season, exacerbated

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UNDRR's “Building SMEs Resilience” survey was conducted in Italy with an aim to build a baseline understanding of where small and medium businesses are in terms of understanding and managing risks, investing in resilience, and preparing for, responding to