Training event

UNDRR GETI & ICLEI Webinar: Applying the principles of resilience building and DRR for the unexpected

Organizer(s) United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
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Event language(s)
  • English


The COVID-19 crisis has been a lesson for many cities about planning for the unexpected. Adding to climate and man-made disasters, the pandemic has put high stress in urban systems around the world. Only in the past 6 months, Australian cities have dealt with multiple disasters, from wildfires, flooding, and the recent Coronavirus pandemic. This webinar will address the principles of resilience building and DRR for unexpected crises and disasters in cascade.


Date and Time:

  • 13 May 2020
  • 07:00 CEST / 14:00 KST / 15:00 AEST



Sanjaya Bhatia, Head of Office, UNDRR GETI



  • Sioux Campbell, Acting Local Disaster Coordinator, Cairns Regional Council, Queensland, Australia
  • Pauline Koritsa, General Manager Business and Community Services, City of West Torrens, South Australia
  • Stuart McConnell, General Manager Bushfire Recovery, East Gippsland Shire Council, Victoria, Australia
  • Steve Gawler, Regional Director, ICLEI Oceania


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