SRSG Mami Mizutori
I congratulate India on assuming the Presidency of the G20 from Indonesia and commend India’s Presidency on the decision to establish the first G20 working group on Disaster Risk Reduction.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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The estimated insured losses from disasters in 2022 were a staggering US $120 billion – but this represents just the tip of the iceberg.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
RP23 Punta del Este, Uruguay
The agenda features 37 sessions, including 4 high-level sessions, 8 parallel sessions, 2 special sessions, 8 learning labs and 15 side events.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean Uruguay - government
IOM
The International Organization for Migration’s (IOM) Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) has joined the Making Cities Resilient (MCR2030) initiative as a supporting entity.
Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
Technology tracking
The UN Development Programme (UNDP), the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and the World Meteorological Organization are collaborating to develop a new tracking system to record and analyse hazardous events and disaster losses and damages.
UNDRR Bonn Office World Meteorological Organization United Nations Development Programme
Participants at MCR2030 peer exchange
Central Asian city representatives discussed disaster risk management and preparedness with Greater Manchester authorities, including lessons learnt from dealing with emergencies experienced by the British city such as severe winter weather and floods.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
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More risk data is produced every day. However, new findings often don't make it out of the scientific silo to the broader public. In the face of false information, it is essential to search for new ways to make risk information accessible for everyone.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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As the world grapples with the impacts of the climate crisis, effective risk communication is critical to reduce disaster risk. But the rise in fake news and disinformation can hamper efforts to raise awareness of risks and prepare communities.
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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
Climate and disaster risk management workshop
Hot on the heels of COP27, the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction has brought together ten of Africa’s most disaster-prone nations who want to accelerate climate action through better management of disaster and climate risks.
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