Updates

SRSG meeting Minister of Interior-Palestine
23 Palestinian cities till now are on the pathway to resilience, pledging to make the cities safer, preventing risks, and promoting innovation and investments.
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Iceberg with arch
The estimated insured losses from disasters in 2022 were a staggering US $120 billion – but this represents just the tip of the iceberg.
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RP23 Punta del Este, Uruguay
The agenda features 37 sessions, including 4 high-level sessions, 8 parallel sessions, 2 special sessions, 8 learning labs and 15 side events.
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Remote and in-person speakers of the Fourth World Tsunami Museum Conference 2022
The Fourth World Tsunami Museum Conference (WTMC4) was held in Sendai City, Japan on the 15th of December 2022 with a focus on the role of youth and tsunami museums on the resilience of societies.
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Technology tracking
The UN Development Programme (UNDP), the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and the World Meteorological Organization are collaborating to develop a new tracking system to record and analyse hazardous events and disaster losses and damages.
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Climate and disaster risk management workshop
Hot on the heels of COP27, the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction has brought together ten of Africa’s most disaster-prone nations who want to accelerate climate action through better management of disaster and climate risks.
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Regional Policy Brief: Health System Resilience
The UNDRR ROAS published a Regional Policy Brief on Health System Resilience and Building Back Better from Disasters Post COVID-19 in the Arab Region, with the support of the Government of Japan.
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Engaging persons with disabilities on local disaster resilience planning
A new MCR2030 tool enables local governments to design, formulate, and implement disaster resilience strategies that are more inclusive of the perspectives and capacities of persons with disabilities
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Strong waves overrun the seawall in Havana, Cuba, resulting in heavy flooding in the city
Days of continuous rain across the Caribbean state of Trinidad and Tobago this winter have stiffened the resolve of the country’s Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) to launch the new Risk Information Exchange (RiX) developed by UNDRR.
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MCR2030 Resilience Hub Forum
UNDRR ROAS, in collaboration with the Resilience Hub Sharm El-Sheikh, organized an MCR2030 Resilience Hub Forum gathering more than 25 MCR2030 Resilience Hubs and resilient cities representatives.
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