Updates

SRSG and H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat  Minister of International Cooperation
SRSG visited Egypt from 8 to 9 May 2022 and met with representatives of the Egyptian government, members of the United Nations team in Egypt, and partners.
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UNDRR Regional Office for the Arab states in partnership with UNDRR Office in Bonn organized two days workshop and regional training on Comprehensive Risk Management in the Arab region
An African man biking through flooded streets.
At the 2022 Economic and Social Council Forum on Financing for Development, convened in New York from 25 to 28 April, Member States adopted an outcome document which firmly embeds risk reduction and resilience within the financing for development agenda.
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UNDRR with the IFRC, and the National Red Crescent Society of Turkmenistan, organized monitoring missions to the Mary and Balkan regions to assess progress of their community-based disaster risk reduction activities
TKM Capacity Assessment
UNDRR and the Main Department for Civil Defence and Rescue Operations of the Ministry of Defence, with the financial support of the European Union, organized a workshop on the Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Capacity Assessment and Development process.
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Nur-Sultan in collaboration with the UNDRR, and with the financial support of the European Union, convened a two-day workshop to conduct a Detailed Disaster Resilience Scorecard Assessment to support the development of the city’s resilience strategy.
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After ramping up climate change adaptation measures, increasing capacity building and engaging local communities, the Canton joined the Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) initiative in March 2021.
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UNDRR’s Head talked to panamanian newspaper La Estrella de Panamá about the importance of the public-private contribution to the detection of disaster risk and its trajectory in favour of women in this field.
This image shows students wearing masks and a motorcycle driving through flooded streets.
In an increasingly interconnected world, shocks are felt across sectors, borders and scales, revealing the systemic nature of risks. This holds true for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, for the effects of climate change, and also of newly emerging crises
Flooding from the Padma river
The Bangladeshi municipality of Pangsha has become the 1,000th member of MCR2030, a global partnership of local governments committed to strengthening their disaster resilience.