Earthquake

Remote and in-person speakers of the Fourth World Tsunami Museum Conference 2022
The Fourth World Tsunami Museum Conference (WTMC4) was held in Sendai City, Japan on the 15th of December 2022 with a focus on the role of youth and tsunami museums on the resilience of societies.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Kobe Office International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
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.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
WIN DRR generic poster
The winners were selected from the 420 nominations that were received from 24 countries across the Asia-Pacific region. The awards, which come with a cash prize, celebrate women's achievements in reducing disaster risk.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Women's International Network for Disaster Risk Reduction
Community members being educated about community resilience and disaster risk reduction
Non-governmental stakeholder groups, including the private sector and scientific organizations, have increased their commitments to DRR since 2019, according to a new report released by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR).
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Kobe Office
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2022
This article summarizes the seismic risk analysis of Mexico City, based on a detailed database constructed with information provided by the city but also with tools such as geomatics and machine learning.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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2022
This contributing paper examines the interplay between official adaptive social protection (ASP) and grassroots efforts based on a case study of the rural reconstruction and recovery that took place after the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in Sichuan, China.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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2022
This study discusses four types of situations where successful DRM interventions are made invisible and propose an analysis to calculate the ‘probabilistic lives saved’ from disaster risk management interventions, that would otherwise remain unnoticed.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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2022
The contributing paper explains how indirect economic impacts are computed, the necessary input data, and includes example applications for a hypothetical multi-dam breach, a hypothetical earthquake, and a hypothetical hurricane in the Caribbean.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Tonga
The UN SRSG for DRR, Mami Mizutori, today extended her condolences to all those affected by the volcanic eruption and tsunami in Tonga and urged greater investment in early warning systems and resilient infrastructure, around the world.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction