Philippines

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 the Philippines has achieved under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework. It also highlights some of the key challenges surrounding the issue of creating

The world is becoming a more dangerous place to live. According to the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED), “average mortality for all types of natural disasters increased to 69,800 per year in the decade 2006-2015, up from 64,900

The objective of this paper is to illustrate how developing countries with limited datasets and capacity can utilize global hazard data to support risk-informed decision-making at the local level. Using urban hydrologic models for flood risk assessment

In order to ensure that policies, plans and activities that are aimed at building resilience are effective, it is important that they are informed by the priorities of those most at risk. Local people have critical knowledge on the risks they face and

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UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
ARISE Philippines
SM Prime Holdings, Inc.
Manila
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 Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Council
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
Office of Civil Defense (Philippines)
Manila
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.
This year's run of disaster events worldwide confirms the long term trend of the last forty years which has seen a doubling in the number of recorded extreme weather events which now regularly account for 90% of disasters caused by natural hazards notably floods, storms, drought, landslides and wildfires.