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At today's launch: (from left) Permanent Representative Vojislav Šuc, Slovenia, Kirsi Madi, UNISDR, and Rudolf Müller, OCHA
UNISDR and partners today launched an "Implementation Guide for Man-made and Technological Hazards" to support implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.
Forest fires are a major concern for European scientists working on disaster risk.
A new European Science and Technology Advisory Group (E-STAG) convened this week in Sofia, Bulgaria, to focus on improving disaster risk knowledge in 55 countries across Europe and Central Asia.

To guide Europe’s implementation of the four priorities of action and seven global targets of the Sendai Framework, the European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction (EFDRR) agreed to develop a roadmap that will focus on activities for the immediate period

350 students from 11 countries took part in the forum on disaster risk reduction during the National Model United Nations (Photo: UNISDR)
Hundreds of university students from around the world have set their sights on reducing the risk of disasters, during the first-ever edition in Japan of the National Model United Nations.
Meteoalarm uses simple colour coding and jargon-free explanations to help the public understanding real-time weather risks (Photo: Meteoalarm)
Rolled out in the wake of one of the deadliest storms to strike Europe in decades, the continent-wide weather information service Meteoalarm plays a life-saving role by raising public awareness of how to curb risks, and fosters international cooperation into the bargain.
(l. to r.) Mr. Marjan Šarec, Mayor of Kamnik and Biljana Markova, Programme Officer, UNISDR at the signing ceremony of the Making Cities Resilient Campaign, welcoming Kamnik as the first city in Slovenia to join. (Photo: Municipality of Kamnik)
Kamnik has become the first town in the Balkan state of Slovenia to join UNISDR's Making Cities Resilient Campaign. An event last week to mark the move brought together representatives from national and local authorities, and dozens of firefighter volunteers.

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

The document serves the purpose of providing up to date information relating to National Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction within the UNISDR Europe Region. To date 27 NPs have been officially nominated in UNISDR Europe Region. (Last updated 11

Consultancy vacancy with UNISDR

Duties and responsibilities

Under the overall guidance of the UNISDR Regional coordinator and the World Bank GFDRR Counterpart and in order to contribute to the implementation of the World Bank/UNISDR South Eastern Europe Disaster Risk Mitigation and Adaptation Programme (SEEDRMAP) the Consultant will, within delegated authority, be responsible for the following objective and tasks:

Main objective