Mami Mizutori (UNDRR) and Prof. Petteri Taalas (WMO)
The World Meteorological Organization and the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction are marking 13 October, International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, with the announcement of the creation of a Centre of Excellence for Climate and Disaster Resilience.
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Volunteers from the Red Crescent Society in an awareness-raising event in Dhaka
The need for a multi-hazard approach is one of the key lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic, and one that UNDRR advocates for all to follow as an important building block to save lives and to reduce the percentage of GDP that countries lose to disasters.
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Mami Mizutori and Petteri Taalas
This new Centre of Excellence will concentrate minds on what extreme weather and other natural hazards means for daily life on planet Earth for the foreseeable future and spur efforts to adapt and cope with that reality.
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Photos of award winners
The inaugural WIN DRR Leadership Awards have been granted to Ms. Vasiti Soko, Director of the National Disaster Management Office in Fiji, and Dr. Nuraini Rahma Hanifa, an earthquake scientist who founded U-INSPIRE Alliance
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Drawing contest in Dushanbe dedicated to 2021 IDDRR
The contest brought together schoolchildren from Dushanbe, interested in drawing and disaster risk reduction in the Alisher Navoi Park of Culture and Recreation.
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This framework establishes a long-term vision for adaptation, which recognises the need for a systemic approach and acknowledges the interdependency between a stable climate and the maintenance of ecosystem services.
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Image of water front village in Lao PDR
The $5.5 million project aims to reduce the impacts of disasters caused by hazards by increasing the utilization of early warning and risk information in Cambodia and Lao PDR.
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UNGRD Colombia launches MCR2030
The numerous disaster events that Colombia has faced, have highlighted the need to emphasize that disaster risk management is both a determinant and a conditioning factor for sustainable development when addressing sustainable development and planning
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Train of trainers in the Americas region
The Brazilian municipality of Riversul has become the 300th member of a global partnership of local governments committed to strengthening their disaster resilience in an ever-riskier world.
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Connect RN
The second Panel of the International Forum “Connect RN” on “Paving the way to Resilient and Sustainable Cities” explored how Latin American and European cities are innovating to become more resilient and sustainable in face of the global challenges posed
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