Kuwait

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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
League of Arab States
Tunisia - government
Tunis
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.
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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
UNISDR Director Mr. Adam Boulokos speaking on ICTs and the Sendai Framework at the Global Forum on Emergency Telecommunications (Photo: ITU/R. Moodady)
The "2nd Global Forum on Emergency Telecommunications (GET-2016): SAVING LIVES" opens today in Kuwait and serves as an international platform to discuss international Emergency Telecommunication policy and disaster risk reduction topics. Information and Communications Technology (ICT) has a key role to play in implementing the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.
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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