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The year 2020 saw Asia-Pacific deal with the dual occurrence of the COVID-19 pandemic along with climate-related disasters, which triggered cascading impacts across sectors. As the region was already not projected to achieve any of the Sustainable
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The COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult for everyone, but it has been especially hard for people who are marginalised in society, such as women living with disabilities and women and girls living in remote and rural areas.
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Women play a critical leadership role in the provision of healthcare across the Asia-Pacific Region, including during disasters. They are working to build more resilient health systems and helping transform the way healthcare is provided.
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Around the world women’s leadership and political participation are restricted. Despite their proven abilities and the broad societal benefits that women’s leadership brings, structural barriers limit the opportunities women have.
Exhibit at the #2021EFDRR
2021 EFDRR, true to the multi-stakeholder spirit of the Sendai Framework, aims to offer a space for 15 innovative projects/institutions to present their latest work on disaster risk reduction and resilience building. To apply to showcase your project or
SFM Workshop
Mogadishu, 16-17 August 2021 – Under the umbrella of the Disaster Risk Reduction Programme in Somalia, the UNDRR ROAS organized a National Training Workshop on the Sendai Framework Monitor, in collaboration with the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and
WIN DRR Leadership Awards
WIN DRR will award two cash prizes to highlight the work of women who are changing the field of disaster risk reduction
Dushanbe joins MCR2030
DUSHANBE – On 11-12 August, the City of Dushanbe in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia (UNDRR ROECA), conducted the first Self-Assessment Workshop on city's resilience to
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On 29 July 2021, the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) Regional Office for Africa and the African Union Commission (AUC) co-hosted the Sendai Framework Monitor (SFM) Regional Module orientation to introduce a new feature in the SFM. SFM focal
Ignite Stage at the Fifth Arab Regional Platform for DRR
The Fifth Arab Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) provides an opportunity for all participants to share lessons and good practices in disaster risk reduction. The virtual Ignite Stage is a special platform where selected participants