Press release

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UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and UNOPS will host the Santiago network Secretariat which aims to avert, minimize and address loss and damage from the impacts of climate change.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
United Nations Office for Project Services
African woman in long suit standing by the shore and looking out over the sea in Keta Ghana, West Africa.
A new report from the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) finds more lives are being protected from dangerous climate change but there is a long way to go.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
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Persons with disabilities face a shocking lack of support to cope with disasters, with no progress in the last decade, despite a huge increase in climate disasters worldwide. The lack of progress could be a violation of international law.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
WIN DRR Leadership Awards 2023
The WIN DRR Leadership Awards recognise women’s achievements in disaster risk reduction across the Asia-Pacific region.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Kickstart of the Water at the Heart of Climate Action initiative
Whether – like in Derna - it’s too much water leading to floods, or too little water causing droughts, or polluted water resulting in health risks, addressing the dangers that water poses can save lives.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
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Netherlands Red Cross
Red Cross / Red Crescent Climate Centre
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Multilateral Development Banks (MDB’s) are coalescing around the Secretary-General’s US$3.1B initiative to ensure that everyone on Earth is protected by life-saving early warning systems in the face of increasingly more extreme and dangerous weather.
United Nations - Headquarters
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At Climate Ambition Summit, UN agencies and IFRC kickstart major initiative towards realizing Early Warnings for All by 2027
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
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The UN Capital Development Fund, UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and Sun Insurance Company Limited are launching a new insurance product to help Fijian farmers prepare for cyclones, reduce loss of lives and damage to crops and livestock.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Sub-Regional Office for the Pacific
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
United Nations Capital Development Fund
Panorama de los Desastres en América Latina y el Caribe 2000 - 2022
These developments are typical of a region where high exposure to disasters and deeply rooted and interrelated risk factors combine to create a near-permanent risk of disaster when a hazard occurs.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs - Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean
EW4ALL Launch in Tajikistan
The UN Secretary-General’s Early Warnings for All Initiative (EW4All) was launched in Tajikistan during a two-day national consultation with key stakeholders from state and international agencies, UN, media and civil society organizations.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
International Telecommunication Union
Tajikistan - government
UN System in Tajikistan

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