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China announced that it has reduced by half its disaster-related mortality over five years thanks to the adoption of a disaster prevention-centred approach, and is seeking to strengthen international cooperation around disaster risk reduction with countries around the world.
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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
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This brief summarizes the main recommendations and key points from the 29 April 2021 side event, Counting Women: using disaggregated data to build a resilient and inclusive Blue Pacific Continent, at the 14th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women.

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This collection seeks to recognize and celebrate just a few of the many amazing women leading disaster risk reduction efforts across the Pacific, in the hope that these profiles will inspire other women doing the same.
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The disaster risk reduction status report provides a snapshot of the state of disaster risk reduction in the Samoa under four priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.
Panelists of the side event
Suva – Producing and using disaggregated disaster and climate data is vital to build a resilient Blue Pacific that includes some of the region’s most vulnerable populations. This was the headline call from female leaders representing different sectors to
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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Sub-Regional Office for the Pacific
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26 March Side Event
2020 was an unprecedented year for the Asia-Pacific region with the COVID-19 pandemic compounded by a succession of climate-related disasters, threatening to derail decades of hard-earned socio-economic progress. Many countries in the region now face
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP)
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
United Nations Development Coordination Office
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At the 2021 Asia Pacific Sustainable Development Forum, representatives from Asia Pacific governments, civil society, academia, and the private sector came together in a virtual roundtable discussion convened by UN ESCAP, with support from UNDRR and other
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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP)
United Nations Environment Programme
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)
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United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
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For countries in Asia-Pacific graduating from least-developed category, the COVID-19 pandemic has added a new dimension to their risk levels, worsening the impacts of multiple crises, exacerbating inequalities and threatening to roll-back progress against
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The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) Women’s International Network for Disaster Risk Reduction (WIN DRR), UN Women and UNDRR’s Regional Office for Asia and Pacific hosted an online discussion with some of the Asia-Pacific region's most accomplished women in the field. The event distilled decades of experience in governance and resilience building into a dialogue about the ways in which women’s leadership has reduced disaster risk, and how these lessons can shape a more equal post-pandemic future.
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Panelists of Seventh PRP webinar
Suva – Strengthening inclusion is the pathway to preventing and reducing disaster and climate risk in some of the Pacific region’s most vulnerable and marginalised communities. In a Pacific-wide discussion, four speakers shared their reflections and
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