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Representatives from over 100 countries moved towards finalizing the Principles for Resilient Infrastructure, which set a new global standard for strengthening infrastructure systems and critical services such as energy, transport, water, and others.
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Dhaka, Bangladesh: The Buriganga river is always busy with wooden boats and passenger ferries.
Bangladesh and the Netherlands are both situated in low-lying lands, making them prone to floods. As a result, both countries have found benefits in cooperation around flood control and water management.
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The UN Joint Study on the Status of Gender Equality and women’s empowerment leadership in disaster risk reduction found that inadequate attention has been given to the mutually reinforcing nature of gender inequality and disaster risk.
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Brisbane skyline
Registration for the much-anticipated Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (APMCDRR) 2022 is now open.
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Public speakers
We are grateful to the World Meteorological Organization for collaboration toward the important goal of mitigating risk from climate and change and extreme weather.
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MTR Tunisia
UNDRR ROAS organised a National consultation workshop: Mid-Term Review (MTR) of the implementation of the Sendai Framework (SF) 2015-2030 for the Arab Region in Tunisia
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Groundwater coming out of a pipe.
Managing water resources, such as rivers and groundwater, can play a key role in reducing the death and destruction from future disasters, says a new UNDRR podcast released to celebrate World Water Day on March 22.
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A few weeks ago, the IPCC released their latest report with unsettling findings. Disasters, which have doubled over the last 20 years, could conceivably double again.
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Disasters are rapidly increasing around the globe and the world is not on track to meet its commitments as set out in the 2015 Sendai Framework by 2030. The evidence shows beyond any dispute that disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation work.
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Costa Rica avanza con pasos firmes en su conocimiento del riesgo sistémico
The application of GRAF is aimed at strengthening the capacity of countries to better access and apply risk-related data, integrating data about threats, vulnerability and exposure.
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