Algeria

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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
League of Arab States
Tunisia - government
Tunis
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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
League of Arab States
Tunisia - government
Tunis
Delegates at the 3rd Arab Preparatory Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, which was hosted by Qatar and wrapped up on Monday (Photo: UNISDR)
Countries from across the Arab region have set out their collective stance ahead of the looming 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, following similar moves by other parts of the world.
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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
League of Arab States
Qatar - government
Doha
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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
United Nations Development Programme - Lebanon
Beirut
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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
League of Arab States
Cairo

This brief gives an overview of the disaster trends and challenges across the Arab region, with a special emphasis on infrastructure, informal settlements, climate change, and cross-cutting issues such as governance, inclusiveness, decentralization and

This report aims to contribute to a better understanding of the impact of disasters in the Arab states. The study provides an assessment, interpretation and visualization of ten national disaster loss databases from the region (i.e.: Comoros, Djibouti

Ms. Margareta Wahlström, head of UNISDR (right), and Mr. Tahar Melizi, Algeria's National Delegate for Major Risks (centre), listen as a local official (left) in the Algerian city of Boumerdès details the community's recovery from the 2003 earthquake (Photo: UNISDR)
Earthquake-prone Algeria offers a case study of how legislation and commitment can help build resilience, as it prepares to implement the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.

This paper synthesizes the consultations held at the regional, national and local levels throughout the Arab region on the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction, the successor of the Hyogo Framework for Action. This report include the outcomes