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Quarterly UNDRR ONEA & GETI updates on activities and impact are available in our newsletter.

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UNDRR ONEA & GETI Newsletter 40: Oct-Dec 2023

UNDRR ONEA & GETI activities in Q4, 2023 highlights: Urban resilience focusing on disability inclusion; Roll out of MCR2030 in Republic of Korea; City-to-City exchange in Northeast Asia; Expansion of the Korean School Safety Programme in South and Southeast Asia; Launch of training for DRR technology; Disability inclusion actions in Philippines and Uganda; Budget Tagging for DRR & CCA; Financing for urban resilience; and more.

Previous editions

2023

  • UNDRR ONEA & GETI Newsletter 39: Jul-Sep 2023
    UNDRR ONEA & GETI activities in Q3, 2023 highlights: International Disaster Resilience Leaders Forum Incheon 2023; Bhutan cities pioneering disability inclusion; Experience sharing and learning in Northeast Asia for China, Japan, Korea and Mongolia; Newly published guidance tools and trainings for local DRR and humanitarian action; and more.
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  • UNDRR ONEA & GETI Newsletter 38: Apr-Jun 2023
    UNDRR ONEA & GETI activities in Q2, 2023 highlights: Capacity development for MCR2030 and local resilience in Korea, China, Thailand, Nepal, Bhutan and Fiji; Training for risk-informed governance; National capacity development for the Caribbean and African countries; Joint training on south-south cooperation for post-COVID era including public health resilience; Roll out of Korean School Safety Programme through training of trainers; and more.
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  • UNDRR ONEA & GETI Newsletter 37: Jan-Mar 2023
    In Q1 of 2023, UNDRR ONEA & GETI contributions in facilitating discussions on public health resilience. Main activities in Q1 also include: Sharing Experiences on the Korean School Safety Programme; Introduction to disaster risk reduction for the private sector in Indonesia; participation in the SUNY Korea DTS Seminar Series on using technology to reduce disaster and climate risks; joint effor with TCS to strengthen youth engagement in DRR in Northeast Asia; supporting journey to resilience for Fuvahmulah city which completed the disaster resilience selfassessment; and training for Comprehensive Climate and Disaster Risk Management (CRM) for the Arab States; and more.
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2022

  • UNDRR ONEA & GETI Newsletter 36: Oct-Dec 2022
    The last issue of 2022 highlights UNDRR ONEA & GETI contributions to strengthen school safety and education in Mongolia; focus on national capacity development in partnership with KOICA, Singapore and Madagascar; local capacity development in partnership with MCR2030 to Mongolia, Philippines, Thailand and SAARC member countries; support for MCR2030 activities with Resilience Hubs and to build urban resilience with inclusion of persons with disability; and more.
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  • UNDRR ONEA & GETI Newsletter 35: Jul-Sep 2022
    This issue highlights contribution of UNDRR ONEA & GETI to the first International Disaster Resilience Leaders Forum 2022; kick-off of first training on thematic labelled bond for local government; risk-informed governance; MCR2030 in Maldives and China; MCR2030 and ARISE partnership; focusing on third joint training with UNOSSC, WHO and PAHO; activities for Northeast Asia including media training with TCS and highlighting of Korean School Safety Programme and MCR2030 in APMCDRR and more.
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  • UNDRR ONEA & GETI Newsletter 34: Apr-Jun 2022
    This issue highlights UNDRR ONEA & GETI activities in Q2, 2022 including: Introduction of Korean School Safety Programme in Mongolia; Capacity development in Cambodia to support localization of SDG and resilience; WCCD highlighting ISO 37123 - Indicators for Resilient Cities; UNDRR ONEA & GETI's activities at the GP2022; Roll-out of Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (MHEWS) effectiveness indicators and more.
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  • UNDRR ONEA & GETI Newsletter 33: Jan-Mar 2022
    UNDRR ONEA & GETI began capacity building journey for 2022 with Incheon city's Resilience Hub recognition; Training of mayors at the Asia-Pacific Mayors Academy; Singapore's DRR knowledge and experience shared to the Caribbean; MCR2030 Dashboard how-to guides; introduction of City Resilience Program to MCR2030 cities; Localizing SDGs in Thailand; Training of trainers for Philippines; and strengthening DRR for UN in Madagascar and more.
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2021

  • UNDRR ONEA & GETI Newsletter 32: Oct-Dec 2021
    UNDRR ONEA & GETI successfully closed 2021 with more than 4,700 persons reached through training. This issue highlights the UNDRR ONEA & GETI's activities in Q4 highlighting recognition of Incheon city as the first Resilience Hub in the Asia Pacific region. Q4 activities include continued commitments for Making Cities Resilient 2030; introduction and training for MCR2030 Dashboard; focus on  integrating DRR and climate change adaptation into UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Frameworks, global effort for local resilience; celebration of IDDRR 2021 and World Tsunami Awareness Day; 30th anniversary of UN-ROK and more.
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  • UNDRR ONEA & GETI Newsletter 31: Jul-Sep 2021
    This issue highlights the UNDRR ONEA & GETI's activities in Q3 focusing on the beginning of the race for MCR2030 sign-up in Asia-Pacific region,  along with continued introduction of support provided by MCR2030 Core Partners. Establishing local resilience and emphasizing importance for school safety rolled out in the Republic of Korea, and capacity building activities took place to train experts for local resilience, UN country team in Egypt and ASEAN countries.
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  • UNDRR ONEA & GETI Newsletter 30: Apr-Jun 2021
    This issue highlights the UNDRR ONEA & GETI's activities in Q2 with introduction to green bonds for resilience financing. Global and regional MCR2030 roll-outs took places and webinar series with core partners kicked off. Joint collaboration with Incheon City, CCS, CDRI, SCP, ASEAN, UN DCO, SUNY Korea, UNPOG, UNOSSC, WHO and more contributed for capacity development in national and local levels covering variety of subjects including COVID-19, DRR technology, tools for local resilience, school safety and Sendai Framework Monitoring.  
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  • UNDRR ONEA & GETI Newsletter 29: Jan-Mar 2021
    This issue highlights the UNDRR ONEA & GETI's activities in Q1 as well as introduction of the new MCR2030 and its Online Dashboard. Training of trainers for UN staff was organized for risk-informed UNSDCF, Webinar series in partnership with WHO is held for safe hospitals, Climate financing for green cities, partnership with CCS in Korea for safe schools, and building resilience for Asian region including ASEAN countries.
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2020

  • UNDRR ONEA & GETI Newsletter 28: Oct-Dec 2020
    This issue highlights the activities in Q4 and celebrates achievements throughout 2020 including celebration of 10th year anniversary of ONEA & GETI and the launch of MCR2030. Online trainings for local resilience and support for the implementation of Sendai Framework was held to reach out for capacity development, targeted trainings were also held with regional partners. Training package orientations on integrating DRR and CCA in UN Cooperation Frameworks was held, and Korean cities and schools moved their steps forward for building resilience.
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  • UNDRR ONEA & GETI Newsletter 27: Jul-Sep 2020
    This issue highlights the activities in Q3 for continued effort for building resilience for local DRR planning and implementation, providing support for Sendai Monitoring in the Northeast Asia region, new tools and approaches for School safety in the Republic of Korea, focused training on exploring risk governance using frontier technology, training to raise awareness for local governments to be better respond and be prepared for future including Covid-19 and more.
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  • UNDRR ONEA & GETI Newsletter 26: Apr-Jun 2020
    This issue highlights the online activities held in Q2 of 2020 as the world faced Covid-19 situation. Through online webinars and trainings, UNDRR ONEA & GETI continued to pursue our mandate for capacity development in disaster risk reduction and building resilience for local government by introduction and training on the Public Health System Resilience Addendum of the Disaster Resilience Scorecard for Cities; launching of Lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic webinar series with WHO and partners; covering aspects related to technology for responding to Covid-19; and continued effort for strengthening school safety in the Republic of Korea.
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  • UNDRR ONEA & GETI Newsletter 25: Jan-Mar 2020
    This issue highlights the Incheon city becoming the first role model city in the Republic of Korea; meaningful outcomes for MCR2030; UN Country Team (UNCT) in Panama stepping forward on DRR; focus on urban resilience in India, China, Central America and the Carribean; Korean schools moving forward for nation-wide expansion of school safety training.
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2019

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