School in the Caribbean
The disruptive school closures sparked by the crisis have underscored the need for a stronger focus on educational continuity and school safety as the region faces ever-more complex risks.
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Managing Drought Risk in a Changing Climate
1 September 2021 – The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, Regional Office for Arab States launched the “Arab States Drought Risk Dialogue” in a webinar titled “Managing Drought Risk in a Changing Climate” which unpacked the latest findings
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Results of the Scoping Paper on Multi-Hazard and Multi-Dimensional Probabilistic Risk Assessment in Sudan
Khartoum, 9 September 2021 – The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, Regional Office for the Arab States organized a workshop with ministers and disaster risk managers, and practitioners in Sudan to present the content and recommendation of
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Are we prepared for new pandemics? And for evermore extreme events increased by climate change in one of the world’s areas that has suffered the greatest economic losses due to earthquakes and hurricanes?
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Flood in Nepal
The growing use of mass media and early warning systems through data collected from meteorological and hydrological stations and the rainfall-runoff model is proving effective in saving lives in Nepal.
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The year 2020 saw Asia-Pacific deal with the dual occurrence of the COVID-19 pandemic along with climate-related disasters, which triggered cascading impacts across sectors. As the region was already not projected to achieve any of the Sustainable
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Managing Drought Risk in a Changing Climate
1 September 2021 – The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, Regional Office for the Arab States launched the “Arab States Drought Risk Dialogue” in a webinar titled “Managing Drought Risk in a Changing Climate” which unpacked the latest
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SRSG at WMO Atlas launch
STATEMENT BY MAMI MIZUTORI, SECRETARY-GENERAL SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AT LAUNCH OF WMO ATLAS OF MORTALITY AND ECONOMIC LOSSES FROM WEATHER, CLIMATE AND WATER EXTREMES I would like to applaud my WMO colleagues under the
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Exhibit at the #2021EFDRR
2021 EFDRR, true to the multi-stakeholder spirit of the Sendai Framework, aims to offer a space for 15 innovative projects/institutions to present their latest work on disaster risk reduction and resilience building. To apply to showcase your project or
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SFM Workshop
Mogadishu, 16-17 August 2021 – Under the umbrella of the Disaster Risk Reduction Programme in Somalia, the UNDRR ROAS organized a National Training Workshop on the Sendai Framework Monitor, in collaboration with the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and
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