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BANGKOK – The Asia-Pacific region can benefit from scaling-up investment in social protection to reduce the impact of the COVID-19 crisis, maintain social cohesion and reduce overall vulnerabilities. Those were some of the insights from a webinar
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The inevitable impact of COVID 19 and its impact globally and on all Arab countries is far more than a health crisis, it is affecting societies and economies in multiple ways. While the impact of the pandemic varies from one country to another, it will
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As the first region to be impacted by COVID-19, Asia-Pacific has become the testing ground for innovations and solutions to tackle this global disaster. UNDRR’s Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific will be organizing over the coming weeks a series of
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BANGKOK - The Regional Office for Asia and Pacific of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), in collaboration with the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), announces the launch of an online training course to help small and
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Statement delivered by the UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, Mami Mizutori, to a webinar on the Human Rights Dimensions of the COVID-19 Pandemic, hosted by UNDRR's Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
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GENEVA - Widespread abuse of migrant workers and multiple examples of human rights violations were vividly highlighted by experts in the Asia and the Pacific Region speaking in a UNDRR-hosted webinar on “Human Rights Dimensions of the COVID-19 pandemic”
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BANGKOK - The COVID-19 pandemic poses unique challenges in response and recovery. Governments are trying to manage the shock in the face of existing societal threats like poverty and inequality. Nevertheless, the COVID-19 recovery process has the
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Over 30 European and Central Asia member states joined a successful virtual dialogue Wednesday 6 May on “Sharing Experiences and Strategies for COVID-19 Response, Transition, and Resilience," The dialogue, co-organized by the UN Office for Disaster Risk
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GENEVA - The buzz-word of the post-COVID-19 recovery is likely to be “resilience.” That’s the forecast of former UN Deputy Secretary-General, Lord Mark Malloch-Brown in discussion with the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk
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The United Nations Regional Office for Arab States for Disaster Risk Reduction organized a webinar on 7 May 2020 to discuss possible ways for businesses to recover from COVID 19 consequences in the Arab countries. The webinar shed the light on the