MCR2030’s short video contest 'Voices of the Community - Getting Ready for a Resilient Future in the Americas and the Caribbean', gives local voices a platform to tell a story, share ideas, practices, and experiences of their communities related to disaster risk reduction and resilience. The contest emphasizes the ability of local communities to reduce their disaster risks, their efforts to build resilient cities and highlights potential pathways for effective partnerships.
( Check against delivery) Remarks by the SRSG Mami Mizutori The Virtual Caribbean Safe School Initiative (CSSI) Pre-Ministerial Forum March 15, 2021 (Virtual Meeting) Topic: Regional Review on School Safety in the context of Systemic Risk Distinguished
The aim of this exploratory paper is to provide some critical perspectives and insights on the role of the private sector in disaster risk reduction, in particular with regards to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the recovery process.
Nothing undermines development more than disasters. The lack of strategies and planning when faced with an event of natural, human or biological origin could mean inevitable decline in a society’s efforts to promote development and growth. It is therefore
As the Global Risk Assessment Report (GAR2019) has highlighted, the nature and scale of risk have changed. In our increasingly complex inter-connected world risk has become systemic, challenging governance mechanisms of established risk management
From blowing conch shells to ringing church bells and sending mobile phone alerts, Caribbean countries are looking at high and low-tech ways to alert citizens to run for safety in the face of tsunamis which could wreak havoc on unprepared communities.
Resilience can be created anywhere - even at the kitchen table. For six women from Chile and Japan who survived the massive tsunamis that devastated their villages, food played a vital role in helping their communities rebuild and recover. In the
PANAMA CITY, Panama - The Covid-19 pandemic crisis has shaken the entire world. Not only in terms of health do we require exponentially increasing resources to guarantee a minimum of attention and care, but state apparatuses have begun to operate as