Leaders are gathering in the UN Headquarters in New York, for the High-Level Meeting of the Midterm Review of the Sendai Framework. A political declaration to accelerate action on disaster resilience and progress on the Framework has been adopted.
On International Women’s Day 2023, we celebrate the women who are transforming disaster risk reduction planning and implementation to make it more gender responsive and inclusive and therefore more effective.
Among the MCR2030 success stories of 2022 are numerous cities like Kulhuffushi City in the Maldives and Ormoc and Baguio City in the Philippines that are currently developing local disaster risk reduction (DRR) plans.
This regional analysis shares an overview of the voluntary commitments in the Sendai Framework Voluntary Commitments online platform covering Asia and Oceania and an analysis of these VCs against the Asia-Pacific Action Plan for the Sendai Framework.
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).
An online survey was conducted by the Asia-Pacific Scientific and Technology Advisory Group (AP-STAG) in February 2022 to assess the implementation of the S&T Roadmap in the Asia-Pacific region and it was disseminated widely in various countries.
This study presents an important opportunity to explore the challenges and potential associated with better understanding and managing of compound, cascading and systemic risks in the Asia Pacific region.
New Zealand's The Pacific Risk Tool for Resilience (PARTneR) project aims to tailor a multi-hazard risk analysis tool to inform disaster risk management in Pacific Island countries, with pilots in Samoa and Vanuatu.