Panorama od old town and mountains of Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.
COP27 host Sharm El-Sheikh has set its sights on being recognized as a global leader in urban disaster resilience.
ARISE National Network in Egypt
Cairo, 25 October 2021 – The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, Regional Office for Arab States launched the ARISE Egypt National Network, which is the second National ARISE network to be developed in the Arab Region.
The inevitable impact of COVID 19 is far more than a health crisis, it is affecting societies and economies in multiple ways – and will most likely lead to increased poverty and exacerbated inequalities at a global scale.
The United Nations Regional Office for Arab States for Disaster Risk Reduction organized a webinar on 7 May 2020 to discuss possible ways for businesses to recover from COVID 19 consequences in the Arab countries. The webinar shed the light on the
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The UNDRR Regional Office for Arab States will host a webinar discussing youth leadership and their response to COVID – 19. UNDRR aims to cultivate the next generation of leaders, and to ensure they are looped into decision-making conversations about
A new face of Egypt is rising, and plenty of risk-informed projects are emerging. As part of “The Making Cities Resilient Initiative," Ismailia received assistance in understanding and accelerating DRR strategies thanks to training workshops and technical support.
Partnerships key for reducing disaster risk
The two-day meeting bringing together more than 35 stakeholders and partners from across the Arab region finds that resilient sustainable development is only possible through an all-of-society approach.
From left: Diraj founder, David Owino with media award winners, Ruth Keah Kadide, Kenya, Dicta Asiimwe, Uganda, Mai Elshafei, Egypt, and UNISDR head, Mami Mizutori
Over 100 entries from 16 countries were received for the first African Media Awards which were announced in Tunis on Saturday on the closing day of the Africa-Arab Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction.
Panellists at the World Tsunami Awareness Day session at the Africa-Arab States Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction
Tsunami risk was at the heart of a discussion to raise awareness at the Africa-Arab States Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction which is underway in Tunis, Tunisia.
Participants at this week’s training in Cairo on the use of the Sendai Framework Monitor (photo: UNISDR)
“Reduce disaster loss and protect lives,” that refrain echoed through Cairo, the capital city of Egypt as a 3-day training event kicked off this week bringing together representatives from 11 Arab States committed to implementing the global plan for reducing disaster losses, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.