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Making Cities Resilient 2030 ceremony Mongolia
Mongolia’s capital city Ulaanbaatar and all its 21 Provinces have joined the world’s leading global collaboration to strengthen urban resilience.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) National Emergency Management Agency - Mongolia
Long lines at a grocery store following power outages and frigid temperatures in Texas, USA (2021)
Texas was facing a disaster – but the natural hazard was only the trigger. The failure of power grids is a technological consequence: one that can be measured, quantified and ultimately reduced.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
https://www.un.org/development/desa/dpad/2020/cdp-at-the-high-level-political-forum-hlpf-2020/
National and local governments, civil society representatives, the private sector, academia and the United Nations system gathered virtually in July 2020 for the annual High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). Discussions on this year
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Concept Note International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction
2020
An opportunity to acknowledge the progress being made toward reducing disaster risk and losses in lives, livelihoods and health in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
"Reducing economic losses from disasters has the power to transform lives," says Mami Mizutori, head of UNISDR
The Sendai Seven Campaign continues. This year International Day for Disaster Reduction, October 13, will focus on target (c) of the Sendai Framework, reducing economic losses.
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17-year-old Rameshwar Mihir Bhatt from India makes his acceptance speech at the AMCDRR2018 closing ceremony
Both winners focussed on extreme temperatures in the UNISDR video competition at the Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction
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Scene from Codrington town in Barbuda after the category 5 hurricane in September 2017 (UN Photo/Rick Bajornas)
The UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, Mr. Robert Glasser, today announced that next year will see the start of worldwide monitoring of disaster losses from extreme weather events and earthquakes through the Bonn office of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR).
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
The Prime Minister of Mongolia, Mr. Jargaltulgyn Erdenebat (right) welcomes Mr. Robert Glasser, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction and Head of UNISDR, before their talks in Ulaanbaatar (Photo: Government of Mongolia)
The Prime Minister of Mongolia, Mr. Jargaltulgyn Erdenebat, says his country is ready to share its vast experience of managing extreme hazards to support greater implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction across Asia.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
The Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia, Mr. Khurelsukh Ukhnaa (right) and Mr. Robert Glasser, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction, sign the Statement of Cooperation to co-organize the Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Ulaanbaatar in 2018 (Photo: UNISDR)
Mongolia has pledged to lead by example and inspire countries across Asia to meet the most pressing target of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, a global blueprint for tackling natural and human-induced hazards.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
Mr. Sanjaya Bhatia (left), Head of UNISDR ONEA-GETI, receives the signing certificate of Ulaanbaatar, Darkhan and Erdenet cities  from Mr. Ukhnaa Khurelsukh, Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia, in the presence of Ms. Beate Trankmann, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Mongolia.
Curbing deaths from disasters requires local authorities and other community partners to raise their capacity to manage risks and thereby ensure safe and sustainable development for their citizens. In Mongolia, the government has committed not only to national action but also to fostering cities’ capacity.
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