The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) released today the report entitled The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic: an opportunity for a systemic approach to
(Check against delivery) Statement by SRSG Mami Mizutori High-level launch of the 2021 edition of FAO’s report on The Impact of Disasters and Crises on Agriculture and Food Security 18 March 2021 FAO Director General, Dr Qu Dongyu, Distinguished guests
STATEMENT BY THE UN SECRETARY-GENERAL'S SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION, MAMI MIZUTORI, ON THE LAUNCH Of FAO REPORT ON THE IMPACT OF DISASTERS AND CRISES ON AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY: The date for this launch is well chosen. Today
GENEVA, 18 March 2021 – The world is losing ground in the battle to reduce disaster losses by failing to act on early warnings, eliminate risk and invest in disaster prevention. That was the verdict delivered today by the UN Secretary-General’s Special
Ministers of Education throughout the Caribbean Region and representatives of donor agencies convene at the Opening Session of the Review on School Safety in the Context of Systemic Risk: The Virtual Pre-Ministerial Forum being held during March 15-26, 2021.
(Check against delivery) Remarks by the SRSG Mami Mizutori The Virtual Caribbean Safe School Initiative (CSSI) Pre-Ministerial Forum March 15, 2021 (Virtual Meeting) Topic: Regional Review on School Safety in the context of Systemic Risk Distinguished
ARISE UAE in association with RAK Hospital launched the Middle East’s first-ever comprehensive ‘Online COVID-19 Rehabilitation Program’, which will be offered to patients suffering from long COVIDsymptoms, completely free of cost. ARISE, the Private
ARISE Japan’s annual public symposium, titled “Creating disaster resilient communities by ‘going local’ in DRR,” was held online on 2 March 2021. The event was attended by 60 participants, over half of whom were from the wider private sector, as well as others from academia, local government, and civil society.
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) Women’s International Network for Disaster Risk Reduction (WIN DRR), UN Women and UNDRR’s Regional Office for Asia and Pacific hosted an online discussion with some of the Asia-Pacific region's most accomplished women in the field. The event distilled decades of experience in governance and resilience building into a dialogue about the ways in which women’s leadership has reduced disaster risk, and how these lessons can shape a more equal post-pandemic future.
GENEVA, 11 March 2021 – The UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, Mami Mizutori, today marked the tragic loss of life in the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami on 11 March, 2011, with a call to scale up tsunami