Mami Mitzutori, UNDRR Special Representative of the Secretary General, visits Chiapas to see how an earthquake-struck village rebuilds and communities boost resilience.

The present study proposes the analysis of DRM strategies that had been implemented into sub-national development plans and public policy instruments in the States of Chiapas and Tabasco, located in Southeast Mexico. It describes the methodological

Group photo of participants at the 2nd World Tsunami Museum Conference
Japan hosted the 2nd World Tsunami Museum Conference which attracted 156 participants from 17 countries to help raise awareness of tsunami risk.
UNISDR head, Mami Mizutori, addressing the High School Students Summit for World Tsunami Awareness Day
For the third year, Japan hosted a High School Students Summit to mark World Tsunami Awareness Day. UNISDR head, Mami Mizutori, urged them to become youth ambassdors for disaster risk reduction.
Speakers at the MIKTA event to commemorate International Day for Disaster Reduction
At an event organized by MIKTA partners - Mexico, Indonesia, Korea, Turkey and Australia - experts in DRR highliht meaningful community engagement as central to achievement of the Sendai Framework and SDG agenda.
Children playing 'Riskland,' a game which creates awareness about natural hazards and how to prepare.  Photo credit: UNDP Sri Lanka
The UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, Mr. Robert Glasser, today expressed his sincere condolences to the people and government of Mexico on the tragic loss of life from the September 19 earthquake.
Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto addresses residents after an earthquake struck off the southern coast of Mexico in Juchitan, Mexico, September 8, 2017. Photo: REUTERS/Jorge Luis Plata
Mexico has been working to improve its early warning systems and disaster risk management for over three decades. There are few countries in the world resilient enough to respond to a hurricane and the strongest earthquake in a century, accompanied by a tsunami threat, all within hours of each other. Such was the challenge that confronted Mexico last week.
Mexico's Cinemex Group is one of the largest movie theatre operators in the world (Photo: De Francogael)
Mexico's Cinemex, one of the world’s largest movie theatre groups, has scaled up a resilience campaign with its country's national disaster prevention authorities.
The UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, Mr. Robert Glasser, speaking at the close of the Global Platform (Photo: UNISDR)
The Global Platform closed today in Cancun, Mexico, with the completion of a raft of recommendations for making progress on implementation of the Sendai Framework.
President of Mexico, Mr. Enrique Peña Nieto, and the UN Deputy Secretary-General, Ms. Amina Mohammed, listen to a speech at the opening of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (Photo: UNISDR)
The Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction was inaugurated today by the President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, as some 6,000 participants descended on the coastal town of Cancun for a series of working meetings to make progress on reducing disaster losses.