Uzbekistan

PR on NDMAs' Forum 4-5.11.2021 in Tashkent
On November 5, the Heads of Emergency Authorities of Central Asian States at the Regional Forum in Tashkent adopted a Strategy for Development of Cooperation Between Central Asian Countries in Disaster Risk Reduction for 2022-2030.
This contribution to the GAR Special Report on Drought 2021 is a case study on Uzbekistan. The study focusses on natural ecosystems of the country’s arid and semi-arid regions; and salinization, spread of moving sands, dust-storms and dry winds.
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The United Nations office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), in collaboration with the CIMA Research Foundation and the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) organized the first online introductory workshop for the countries of Central Asia on the
At today's DRR Conference in Dushanbe, (left) Corinne Demenge, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation; Mami Mizutori, UNDRR; Rustam Nazarzoda, Chair, Committee of Emergency Situations, Tajikistan; Tajikistan Deputy PM, Mahmadtoir Zokirzoda.
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
The Armenian capital Yerevan will host a sub-Regional Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, June 26-29
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) today announced that Armenia will host countries from Central Asia and the South Caucasus in June to discuss scaling up efforts to reduce disaster losses.
National Sendai Framework Focal Points and key partners from Central Asia and South Caucasus region launch the Sendai Framework Monitor
Government representatives from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan have undergone& training in the Sendai Framework Monitor, the newly launched online tool to allow improved collection of disaster loss data.
Kara-Kol, in Kyrgyzstan, is among the cities that will be helped by the ECHO-UNISDR programme to perform risk assessment, draw up risk-informed city development plans, and establish local disaster risk reduction platforms.
A new partnership between the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and the European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) will help prevent and reduce disaster risk in the Central Asia and South Caucasus (CASC) region.
(From left) The UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, Mr. Robert Glasser, the Deputy Prime Minister of Tajikistan, Mr. Zokirzoda Mahmadtoir Zoir, and the Chairman of Tajikistan's Committee of Emergency Situations, Lt. Gen. Rustam Hazarzoda, at the Regional Platform yesterday. (Photo: UNISDR)
The first Central Asia and South Caucasus Regional Platform is a landmark moment for the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, a global blueprint adopted last year.
From left: Mr. Minbolot Bekzhanov, Head of the Secretariat of Kyrgyzstan's National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction and Mr. Ara Barseghyan, Deputy Director of Armenia's National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction following the signing of a partnership agreement.
Regional cooperation on disaster risk reduction in Central Asia and the South Caucasus received a major boost this week as representatives from eight countries consulted with the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) on a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.

This publication focuses on the importance of education in disaster prevention and makes recommendations on how to support and build on local and national initiatives to reduce the risk of disasters through education. It provides a brief overview of major