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
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)
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.
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.
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.