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The training workshop in Tehran brought together participants from central and local government, UN, humanitarian organizations, academia and the media (c) UNDRR
In partnership with Iran’s Planning and Budget Organization and the National Disaster Management Organization (NDMO), the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), the Asian and Pacific Centre for the Development of Disaster Information Management (ESCAP-APDIM), and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) organized a training meeting to boost the capacity of Iran's national agencies to reduce disaster risk. The three UN entities jointly lead the UN Regional Coordination Mechanism’s working group on disaster risk reduction and resilience.
A reconstructed school which lost ten classrooms during Nepal's 2015 earthquake
Four years after an earthquake which destroyed 14,500 classrooms, efforts continue in Nepal to mainstream school safety
A partly repaired house in the historic Bungamati district of the Kathmandu Valley
Four years on from the April 2015 earthquake, reconstruction efforts are continuing.
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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
CIFAL Jeju International Training Center
United Nations Project Office on Governance
UNITAR Hiroshima Office
Jeju
Ms. Mami Mizutori met with the Prime Minister of Lebanon, Mr. Saad El Hariri, earlier this week
It is hoped to have the 1st Arab Science And Technology Confernce for DRR in Beirut later this year.
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.
Rice is the predominant crop in Cambodia and most rice fields are rain-fed and thus vulnerable to climate change (source: Max Pixel)
Cambodia is stepping up efforts to reduce disaster risk as it battles climate change and extreme weather events with a new National Action Plan for Disaster Risk Reduction
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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
Incheon
Loretta Hieber Girardet, head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Regional Office for Asia-Pacific, speaking at the closing ceremony today in New Delhi
India's vision for the creation of a global coalition for resilient infrastructure moved closer to becoming a reality today.
The panel of speakers at the opening today of the 2nd International Workshop on Resilient Infrastructure in New Delhi
Representatives from 33 countries - including the majority of the G20 - are gathered in New Delhi today and tomorrow to discuss the creation of an international Coalition for Resilient Infrastructure