SRSG in the Panama Canal
The Panama Canal is a living example of the importance of resilient infrastructure and good governance, two key factors in disaster risk reduction policies.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Travnik MCR2030
After ramping up climate change adaptation measures, increasing capacity building and engaging local communities, the Canton joined the Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) initiative in March 2021.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
SRSG_interview
UNDRR’s Head talked to panamanian newspaper La Estrella de Panamá about the importance of the public-private contribution to the detection of disaster risk and its trajectory in favour of women in this field.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
This image shows students wearing masks and a motorcycle driving through flooded streets.
In an increasingly interconnected world, shocks are felt across sectors, borders and scales, revealing the systemic nature of risks. This holds true for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, for the effects of climate change, and also of newly emerging crises
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Flooding from the Padma river
The Bangladeshi municipality of Pangsha has become the 1,000th member of MCR2030, a global partnership of local governments committed to strengthening their disaster resilience.
Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
Group photo of PARTneR event in Samoa
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.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
Wat Hong Thong located in a mangrove forest area , a temple on the sea , Bang Pakong District, Chachoengsao ,Thailand
Communities possess local experiences that allow them to adapt and respond to disasters. Knowledge exchange between the UK, Nepal and Thailand is helping researchers better understand and explore solutions to the risks facing these communities.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
SRSG in Panama
During her visit to Panama, the head of UNDRR assessed progress in the region regarding disaster risk reduction and highlighted the achievements obtained.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Kingdom of Tonga viewed from above
In times of disasters, persons with disabilities are the most vulnerable. With support from the United States, this is the narrative that the Kingdom of Tonga seeks to change.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
Kick Off zoom screen shot
The Resilience Building and Disaster Response Management in the Indian Ocean (RDRM-IO) programme UNDRR component was launched on 22 March 2022.
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