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.
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.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
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.
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.
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.