UNDRR GRAF training in Eswatini
After tropical cyclone Eloise hit Eswatini in 2021, the country’s National Disaster Management Agency’s (NDMA) ‘Build Back Better’ program kicked in to help build nearly 800 homes over the next year.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa National Disaster Management Agency (Eswatini)
CADRI team in Tanzania/RCO
Climate and disaster risk are intrinsically linked across Africa, including in Tanzania and Madagascar, which recently carried out Capacity for Disaster Reduction Initiative (CADRI) country diagnoses.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa Capacity for Disaster Reduction Initiative
Barcelona greening of neighbourhood squares
Barcelona is creating a more attractive and climate-friendly environment for its inhabitants. Change is happening before the eyes of its 1.6 million citizens as well as the wider world keen to learn from this consistently innovative 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) Barcelona City Council
Mozambique - aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Idai, 2021
Africa is particularly vulnerable to climate-related disasters, and will benefit greatly from the UN Secretary-General's plan for Early Warnings for All. To cover all of the continent will take a huge effort, but the first steps have already been taken.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Park area in Campinas, Brazil
Severe storms and flooding almost 20 years ago proved a turning point for Campinas. Since then, the Brazilian city has emerged as a global leader of climate resilient urban development
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean 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) Prefeitura do Município de Campinas, São Paulo
MCR2030 webinar with city leaders from Asia-Pacific, Americas and Caribbean on 8 November 2022
MCR2030 Resilience Hubs, namely Incheon, Makati and Mexico City, held the webinar, “Learning from Our MCR Hubs” to share experiences, best practices and recommendations on strengthening disaster resilience in their respective cities on 8 November 2022.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
Tunnel flooding in Matosinhos Portugal
Matosinhos has stepped up its ambition to reduce risk from fires, floods, and coastal erosion. The Portuguese city is doing this through close partnership with its citizens
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
Urban Resilience and Climate Change Roadmap
The UNDRR Regional Office for Arab States, and the UN Resident Coordinator Office in the United Arab Emirates hosted a side event at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh under the title “Urban Resilience and Climate Change Roadmap”.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
Scaling-up Early Warning and Early Action
UNDRR partnering with the Risk-informed Early Action Partnership (REAP) and WMO, hosted an event at COP27 under the title “Scaling-up Early Warning and Early Action through Comprehensive Disaster and Climate Risk Management.”
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
Sharm El-Sheikh is Declared as a Resilience Hub within MCR2030
Sharm El-Sheikh, 12 November 2022, UNDRR ROAS, Sharm El-Sheikh city, and the Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC) in Egypt, celebrated the declaration of Sharm El-Sheikh as a Resilience Hub within MCR2030, in a side event organized at the COP27.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States