Indonesia

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) organized a regional workshop to identify entry points for enhanced integration of DRR into humanitarian programming in both recurrent and protracted crisis settings.

Despite progress in policy measures, early warning and risk information initiatives in Indonesia, the 2018 tsunami of Palu and Donggala showed that significant challenges remain. The study was commissioned by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Despite significant progress in Indonesia's disaster management reform, there is still some way to go. A recent need-gap analysis of current DRR regulations and institutional arrangements highlighted a need for a shift in focus to mainstreaming DRR into

Mami Mizutori, head of UNDRR and Lieutenant General Doni Monardo at the official signing of the Joint Declaration
Following the deaths or disappearances of over 4,600 people last year in 2,426 recorded disaster events, Indonesia is stepping up efforts to improve disaster risk management.
Early warning and early action saved thousands when Cyclone Mora struck Bangladesh in 2017 (Source: IFRC)
Events such as last year's deadly Sulawesi tsunami in Indonesia underline the importance of communication and outreach to vulnerable populations.
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European Commission
UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
Incheon
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.
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National Agency for Disaster Management
UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
Medan, North Sumatra
María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, President of the UN General Assembly, opening the tsunami panel discussion at UN HQ in New York.
At a meeting in UN HQ to mark the 3rd edition of World Tsunami Awareness Day, there were repeated calls for greater attention to the needs of those most vulnerable in disaster situations.
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.