Women's empowerment programme in Jordan
UNDRR and partners hosted a Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66) side event in New York on the importance of a gender-responsive midterm review of the Sendai Framework, and amplifying the voices of women working in disaster risk reduction.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - New York UNHQ Liaison Office
A wide view of the General Assembly Hall as Secretary-General António Guterres (on screens) addresses the opening of the sixty-sixth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).
It's the first time that DRR has been considered within the Priority Theme of the CSW: Achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls in the context of climate change, environmental and disaster risk reduction policies and programmes
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
On 23 February 2022, UNDRR, with the financial support of the European Union, and in collaboration with the Ministry of Defence of Turkmenistan, convened an expert-level meeting with members of the National Platform for DRR at the UN House.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
Haiti earthquake 2010
Disaster risk has always been systemic and understanding risk in those terms must become the ‘new normal'. No single approach is adequate, given the complex and uncertain nature of risk; instead, 'toolbox approaches' are needed
International Science Council United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Risk-KAN Working Groups
Launch of Women's Leadership in DRR
The UNDRR Regional Office for the Arab States launched the Women’s Leadership in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Publication in commemoration of Women’s International Day.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
Famed Non-Violence Sculpture at UN Headquarters
I express my solidarity with the people of Ukraine and call for an immediate cessation of hostilities. This escalating violence -- which is resulting in civilian deaths, including children – is totally unacceptable.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
tour of  AUC sitroom
On 28 February 2022, the official handover ceremony for the Africa Multi-hazard Early Warning and Early Action System (AMHEWAS) Situation Room for Disaster Risk Reduction took place
African Union Commission Italian Agency for Development Cooperation Centro Internazionale in Monitoraggio Ambientale United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
SRSG Mami Mizutori
With the world approaching a system-wide crisis point, the SG’s recommendations on strategic foresight to address major catastrophic risks are extremely timely. These recommendations were given further credence by the recent IPCC report.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
IGAD sitroom
UNDRR accompanied an Italian delegation led by the Director Mr. Luca Maestripieri from the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS).
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa Italian Agency for Development Cooperation IGAD Climate Prediction and Application Centre
Recife Medellin Exchange
After going through a rigorous evaluation assessment, Recife, Brazil, has been recognized as the fourth Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) Resilience Hub in the Americas and the Caribbean and the tenth at global level. The announcement was made on January 10th, 2022. How do cities operate after being recognized as Resilience Hubs? As leaders, they exchange and diffuse their expertise to other cities, learn about best practices from others, and help to build resilience beyond borders. Under the MCR2030 framework, the cities of Medellin, Colombia and Recife, Brazil, held the first exchange between Resilience Hubs in the Americas and Caribbean region. The event took place on February 10, 2022, in hybrid mode.
Prefeitura do Município de Recife, Pernambuco Departamento Administrativo de Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres - DAGRD Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean