Statements and messages

However rare they might be, tsunamis are the single most deadly of all sudden onset natural hazards. Millions of people live and work in tsunami-exposed communities across the world’s oceans.
Volunteers from the Red Crescent Society in an awareness-raising event in Dhaka
The need for a multi-hazard approach is one of the key lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic, and one that UNDRR advocates for all to follow as an important building block to save lives and to reduce the percentage of GDP that countries lose to disasters.
Mami Mizutori and Petteri Taalas
This new Centre of Excellence will concentrate minds on what extreme weather and other natural hazards means for daily life on planet Earth for the foreseeable future and spur efforts to adapt and cope with that reality.
Group of hands on top of each other
It has become very clear over the last twelve months that international cooperation to developing countries is not keeping pace with the rise in extreme weather events and the tragic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mami Mizutori speaking at GP2019
In 2015 UN Member States recognized the strategic importance of health and pandemic preparedness when they adopted a new global plan to reduce disaster losses, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.
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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(Check against delivery) Remarks by SRSG Mami Mizutori UN High Level Political Forum 2021 Local and Regional Governments Day Opening Ceremony 9 July 2021 Distinguished participants, I would like to congratulate members of the Global Taskforce of Local and
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(Check against delivery) SRSG Mami Mizutori intervention at the 2021 HLPF session on Building resilience against future shocks through structural changes and investment in sustainable infrastructure 6 July 2021 The key challenge we have is whether the
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(check against delivery) Remarks by SRSG Mami Mizutori 2021 Humanitarian Affairs Segment of the United Nations Economic and Social Council High-Level Panel: Humanitarian action and climate change: advancing anticipatory approaches, strengthening
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(Check against delivery) Remarks by SRSG Mami Mizutori Launch of the GAR SRD 2021 at the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought Thursday 17 June 2021 | 15:00 Thank you to everyone who is joining us today from around the world for the launch of