connecting technology
UNDRR’s newly launched data aggregator, the Risk Information Exchange (RiX), is on its way to becoming the Google of the world of disaster risk data.
UNDRR Bonn Office
Bonn technical forum
A new report launched by UNDP and UNDRR is intended to boost the development of a new state-of-the-art disaster losses and damages tracking system.
UNDRR Bonn Office
Bonn technical forum
Experts from some 40 countries gathered in Bonn today to improve understanding of disaster losses and damages following agreement at COP27 to scale up support for vulnerable countries struggling to cope with extreme weather due to climate change.
UNDRR Bonn Office
Children at IDDRR event in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, October 2022
High level representatives from Central Asia, the European Union, United Nations and other stakeholders met to assess a regional climate resilience project which saw the development of a joint Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction in Central Asia.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
Makati Mayor Abby Binay declares Climate Emergency
On August 5, 2022, Makati declared a climate emergency, calling for much-needed environmental reform. The Philippines city is implementing initiatives to reduce carbon emissions, promote renewable energy and conservation, and create green jobs
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) City Government of Makati
Green Square Wroclaw Poland
‘We strive to make Wroclaw a resilient and responsible city, ready for the challenges of the future.’ This is the climate-resilient vision that Mayor Jacek Sutryk has for the Polish city
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
Amadora city
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and its partners in the Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) global collaboration welcomed Amadora as one of its Resilience Hubs.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
SRSG Mami Mizutori
Coming on the heels of a year that saw many climate-driven disasters, including the recent devastation in Pakistan, it is no wonder that addressing the impacts of these disasters was front and centre at COP27, which was dubbed the “implementation COP.”
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Toliara, Madagascar, Antoine Tardy/UNDRR
On 15-17 November 2022, UNDRR, in partnership with the UN Resident Coordinator Office & the national strategic entity (CPGU) and operational entity (BNGRC) for disaster management hosted the first Disaster Risk Reduction Retreat in Madagascar.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
Doppler radar
While in Mauritius for National Tsunami Awareness Day, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) took the opportunity to learn about the country’s Disaster Risk Reduction efforts.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa