Pakistan

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.

The Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) report provides a snapshot of the latest DRR progress Pakistan has achieved under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework. It also highlights some of the key challenges surrounding the issue of creating coherence

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The head of UNDRR, Mami Mizutori, today announced a new urban resilience programme for Central Asia supported by the Euroopean Commission at a DRR Conference in Dushanbe,Tajikistan
Participants from eight SAARC countries took part in the regional workshop.
UNDRR is supporting the Member States of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) maintain and protect their development gains by strengthening their ability to develop, implement and monitor coherent disaster risk reduction strategies.
Panel discussion on social protection at the Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction
Eradicating poverty and reducing the number of people affected by disasters are at the heart of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. Social protection works well in Mongolia and Pakistan.
Participants at the 4th International Conference on Public Awareness as a Cornerstone of Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development, meeting in the Armenian capital Yerevan (Photo: MTES)
Countries around the world need to bridge gaps in public understanding of disaster risk, otherwise they will keep facing human and economic blows, according to experts at an international conference.
Ms. Darin Klong Ugkara of Thai PBS recounts her experience during the huge floods of 2011 in her country (Photo: UNISDR)
Asia’s most prolific disaster risk reduction journalist has urged media colleagues from 12 other countries to move beyond simply describing events and instead help their audiences better protect themselves from various hazards.
24 countries taking part in tsunami drill
World Tsunami Awareness Day will be marked for the first time this year, on November 5. This week 24 countries with exposed coastlines in the Indian Ocean are taking part in one of the largest tsunami drills ever staged.

This document presents a project which aims at improving the knowledge of the distribution of building type for 18 countries where more detailed information, than that previously gathered, became available. Secondly, the project attempts to solve the

This document asks if transformation pathways for disaster risk management can be observed, and if so then how and why they unfold as observed. The study uses a qualititative analysis to establish an empirical basis for policy development that can more