Press Releases

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
UNDRR Participation at the FIABCI Real Estate Days
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction joined the FIABCI Real Estate Days, which was organized virtually under the theme “Digital Transformation and the Legacy of the Global Outbreak in the Real Estate” over a period of 3 days from 1 to 3
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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The Government of Jamaica, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) - Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean, and the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) are pleased to announce that the VII Regional
In a new, first-of-its-kind joint report, From protection to prevention: The role of cooperative and mutual insurance in disaster risk reduction, the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) and the United Nations Office for
Non-COVID disaster trends in 2020
While world attention remains focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, the increasing number of climate-related disasters continues to be a growing challenge for disaster management agencies, according to an analysis released today of non-COVID related disasters
More than 300 people from Latin America and the Caribbean came together virtually to address the progress in disaster preparation in the region. The meeting took place within the framework of the workshop entitled “Enhanced Disaster preparedness for
The National UAE Private Sector Alliance for DRR (ARISE UAE) participated in the Arab Forum for Sustainable Development 2021 (AFSD-2021) in a special session for the private sector under the theme “Catalyzing Private Sector Engagement in the Decade of
Infrastructure Resilience
The UNDRR Regional Office for the Arab States (ROAS) and the Private Sector Alliance in the United Arab Emirates (ARISE UAE) brought together Real estate Developers and Regulators from the public sector to discuss the resilience of the Real Estate Sector
Ministers of Education throughout the Caribbean Region and representatives of donor agencies convene at the Opening Session of the Review on School Safety in the Context of Systemic Risk: The Virtual Pre-Ministerial Forum being held during March 15-26, 2021.