Australia

COVID-19 recovery continues to be a key priority for many countries across the Asia-Pacific region. In consideration of this, and noting that it could be some time before international travel has returned to normal, the Government of Australia and the
Cover of Disaster Risk Reduction in Australia Status Report 2020
The disaster risk reduction (DRR) status report provides a snapshot of the state of DRR in Australia under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030. It also highlights progress and challenges associated with ensuring coherence among the key global frameworks at the national level; and makes recommendations for strengthening overall disaster risk management (DRM) governance by government institutions and stakeholders at national and local levels.
In the face of growing disaster losses and risk in the Asia-Pacific region, government disaster risk management agencies, international organizations, and civil society groups met in the Australian city of Brisbane last week to agree on priorities for accelerating action for reducing the risk of disasters.
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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
Brisbane
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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
UNITAR CIFAL Newcastle
Incheon

The Earth’s natural ecosystems and physical environment in which communities live are rapidly deteriorating and, in turn, increasing the risk of premature morbidity and mortality of people worldwide. Hydrometeorological hazards are concentrating

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.
Speakers at the MIKTA event to commemorate International Day for Disaster Reduction
At an event organized by MIKTA partners - Mexico, Indonesia, Korea, Turkey and Australia - experts in DRR highliht meaningful community engagement as central to achievement of the Sendai Framework and SDG agenda.
Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, Minister for International Development and the Pacific, announces Australia as host of the 2020 Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction
Australia will host the 2020 Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction which will have strong participation from Pacific islands and showcase the work of the National Resilience Taskforce.
UNISDR head, Mami Mizutori, speaking today at the closing ceremony of the Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction
The Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction closed today with the adoption of the Ulaanbataar Declaration, agreement on a two year plan of action and the news that Australia will host the next Conference in 2020.