Displacement
After Hurricanes Iota and Eta ripped through Central America in 2020, many were forced to flee with little more than the wet clothes on their backs, leaving their houses destroyed and even bodies of family members buried in thick mud. Instead of returning
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Cooperation and Sustainable Development Framework (2021-2022)
The United Nations and the Government of Bahrain continued their joint effort and cooperation and signed the Strategic Cooperation and Sustainable Development Framework of 2021-2022. The Foreign Minister of Bahrain Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Alzayani and
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SVG private sector
After ash from La Soufriere volcanic eruption blanketed St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG), businesses from across the Caribbean have rushed to lend support to the stricken country where homes have been destroyed, people displaced and water contaminated
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KGZ NP Meeting 26 May
Bishkek – On 26th May, key members and stakeholders on disaster risk reduction participated in the national workshop to strengthen disaster risk reduction (DRR) governance and to enhance the activities of the National Platform for DRR of the Kyrgyz
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KGZ NP Meeting
Bishkek – On 25th May, stakeholders on disaster risk reduction (DRR) in the Kyrgyz Republic took part in the consultative workshop titled “Use of System Approach for Strengthening DRR Governance in the Kyrgyz Republic”. The workshop was organized by the
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Tajikistan DesInventar Training
DUSHANBE– On 20-21 May, experts from Tajikistan stepped up action on disaster resilience through training on the “DesInventar-Sendai” – a disaster information management software. The workshop was organized by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk
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NP Tajikistan
DUSHANBE – On 18 May, the Government of Tajikistan and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) organized a workshop with the stakeholders in reduction of risk of disasters. The objective of the meeting was to introduce the systemic
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Port of Bossaso, Somalia
The DRR Capacity Building Programme in Somalia is funded by the Government of Italy and comes to revise, and update the National Disaster Risk Reduction Strategy impact in line with the Sendai Framework for DRR and the Arab Strategy for Disaster Risk
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KZ Desinventar Training
Nur-Sultan– On 13 and 15 May 2021, representatives of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, Departments of Emergency Situations, akimats1 and cities of the provincial status of the Republic of Kazakhstan stepped up action on disaster resilience through
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China announced that it has reduced by half its disaster-related mortality over five years thanks to the adoption of a disaster prevention-centred approach, and is seeking to strengthen international cooperation around disaster risk reduction with countries around the world.
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