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This report documents the assessment of the status of national disaster loss databases in 13 countries and presents lessons to guide the next generation of disaster loss accounting systems (DLAS).
Amadora city
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and its partners in the Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) global collaboration welcomed Amadora as one of its Resilience Hubs.
Tunnel flooding in Matosinhos Portugal
Matosinhos has stepped up its ambition to reduce risk from fires, floods, and coastal erosion. The Portuguese city is doing this through close partnership with its citizens
Local communities walk their tsunami evacuation route in the in the Quatre-Sœurs area in Mauritius
Early warning systems alert communities that a tsunami is on its way – but the public needs to be prepared to act and reduce the risk. A new UNDRR initiative inspires tsunami preparedness.
Local leaders forum at the GP2022 on 23 May 2022 in Bali, Indonesia.
Local governments play an essential role in disaster risk reduction and building resilience. At UNDRR’s 2022 Global Platform, the Local Leaders Forum opened a productive discussion on important issues around disaster resilience at city and district level.
Vector city concept
Matosinhos in Portugal and the Province of Potenza in Italy were recognised for pioneering strategies to reduce the impact of disasters including fires and earthquakes.
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This contributing paper takes a look at a new risk prevention and mitigation approach allowing residents and school community from susceptible areas to build a collective response to emergency situations in matters of prevention and intervention. 
EFDRR in Matosinhos Portugal 25 November 2021
Governments across Europe and Central Asia have backed a roadmap towards preventing future disasters including new pandemics in the face of growing threats from climate change and disease outbreaks.
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Mr. Octavian Bivol, UNDRR ROECA Chief, met with HE Rui Manuppella Tereno, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Portugal to Belgium. During the meeting, Mr. Bivol updated HE Ambassador Tereno on the preparations for the 2021 European Forum for
This contribution to the GAR Special Report on Drought 2021 is a case study on Guadiana. It focusses on the implementation of the EU WFD and EU Drought Policy; and transboundary cooperation in drought planning and management.