Delegates at the Mercocities Summit in Santa Fe, Argentina (Photo: Mercocities)
A network of hundreds of cities across South America has pledged to step up regional efforts to reduce disaster risk and boost sustainable development.

El propósito de este estudio es el de identificar algunos elementos clave que puedan servir como insumos para la formulación de una Estrategia Suramericana para la reducción del riesgo de desastres liderada por el Grupo de Trabajo de Alto Nivel para la

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection DG

This report details the results of an assessment of the status of disaster risk reduction and institutional capacities in Uruguay, prepared by an inter-agency mission at the request of the Government of Uruguay, with the aim of promoting the development

This report describes major activities and events related to the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR) in the Americas, and discusses experiences, achievements and challenges in disaster risk reduction (DRR) of all the countries in

This document addresses the regional disaster risk situation in South America which is an issue of growing concern for governments of the region and for its people. There have been major efforts at national levels and this document aims to complement this