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covid-19 VACCINES
The UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, Mami Mizutori, today called for increased support to developing countries struggling to manage the COVID-19 pandemic which has claimed two million lives over the last twelve
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Led by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction Ms. Mami Mizutori, the UAE National Private Sector Alliance for Disaster Resilient Societies (ARISE) organized CEOs Symposium for Business Resilience on October 14
Fifth Arab Partnership Meeting for DRR
To enhance the adoption and implementation of an all-of-society approach to implementing Sendai Framework and the Arab Strategy for DRR 2030, UNDRR in collaboration with the League of Arab States convene bi-annual meetings of the Arab Partnership for DRR
WTAD activation
The UNDR ROAS activated a World Tsunami Awareness Day campaign that is aligned with the 2020 theme of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction and in line with the Tsunami Ready program recognized by UNESCO-IOC as a valuable initiative to save
FCC Activation
In the Arab region, the UNDRR Regional Office for the Arab states contributed to the MCR 2030 launch through several activities and public engagements including an on-ground activity that was organized for 5 days from October 28 to November 2, 2020, in
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Core partners of Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) officially launched its second phase today, with a global programme to support cities on the road to resilience. MCR2030 was launched at the Daring Cities conference hosted by Local Governments for
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GENEVA, 12 October 2020 – A UN report published to mark the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction on October 13, confirms how extreme weather events have come to dominate the disaster landscape in the 21st century. In the period 2000 to 2019
SFM Meeting
The Regional Webinar on Sendai Framework Monitor (SFM) Reporting in the Arab Region was organized on September, 7, 2020 to review the progress of Arab countries on SFM reporting and agree on concrete steps to ensure increased and enhanced quality
Grenada's Chamber of Industry and Commerce joins ARISE
The Island nation of Grenada is now the eighth country in the Caribbean to join ARISE, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction’s (UNDRR) Private Sector Alliance for Disaster Resilient Societies. In the Caribbean, global warming has increased
In the dedication of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, UNDRR announces a creativity contest on Disaster Risk Reduction in Central Asia.