Updates

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UNDRR ROAS convened the 8th Arab Partnership meeting for Disaster Risk Reduction in Sharm El-Sheikh, in cooperation with the Government of Morocco, creating a forum for technical and operational deliberations in the implementation of the Sendai Framework.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
Juba
Through a new Risk Information Exchange (RiX) platform, UNDRR is helping to bring humanitarian and development partners together to analyse and address risk factors that would impact relief and development operations.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
Nairobi, Kenya
On 30 November 2022, UNDRR Regional Office for Africa, held a consultative meeting on the Private Sector ARISE to discuss and gather ideas and good practices to support an ARISE pilot study in Kenya.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa UNDRR Private Sector Alliance for Disaster Resilient Societies (ARISE)
officer checking the condition of the solar panel, early warning system, in anticipation of landslides
The RISK Award 2023 focuses on early warning. Projects can deal with sudden-onset disasters as well as slow-onset disasters. We are looking for projects addressing one or more of the following key elements of early warning systems:
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Munich Re Foundation
UNDRR and FIABCI Introduce the Real Estate Resilience Tool
The UNDRR and FIABCI introduced the Real Estate Resilience Tool, which provides guidance to owners, investors, and developers to facilitate the shift from disaster risk management to disaster risk reduction.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States International Real Estate Federation
Children at IDDRR event in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, October 2022
High level representatives from Central Asia, the European Union, United Nations and other stakeholders met to assess a regional climate resilience project which saw the development of a joint Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction in Central Asia.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
Amadora city
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and its partners in the Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) global collaboration welcomed Amadora as one of its Resilience Hubs.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
Toliara, Madagascar, Antoine Tardy/UNDRR
On 15-17 November 2022, UNDRR, in partnership with the UN Resident Coordinator Office & the national strategic entity (CPGU) and operational entity (BNGRC) for disaster management hosted the first Disaster Risk Reduction Retreat in Madagascar.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
Doppler radar
While in Mauritius for National Tsunami Awareness Day, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) took the opportunity to learn about the country’s Disaster Risk Reduction efforts.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
UNDRR GRAF training in Eswatini
After tropical cyclone Eloise hit Eswatini in 2021, the country’s National Disaster Management Agency’s (NDMA) ‘Build Back Better’ program kicked in to help build nearly 800 homes over the next year.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa National Disaster Management Agency (Eswatini)