Updates

CADRI team in Tanzania/RCO
Climate and disaster risk are intrinsically linked across Africa, including in Tanzania and Madagascar, which recently carried out Capacity for Disaster Reduction Initiative (CADRI) country diagnoses.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa Capacity for Disaster Reduction Initiative
MCR2030 webinar with city leaders from Asia-Pacific, Americas and Caribbean on 8 November 2022
MCR2030 Resilience Hubs, namely Incheon, Makati and Mexico City, held the webinar, “Learning from Our MCR Hubs” to share experiences, best practices and recommendations on strengthening disaster resilience in their respective cities on 8 November 2022.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
Urban Resilience and Climate Change Roadmap
The UNDRR Regional Office for Arab States, and the UN Resident Coordinator Office in the United Arab Emirates hosted a side event at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh under the title “Urban Resilience and Climate Change Roadmap”.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
Scaling-up Early Warning and Early Action
UNDRR partnering with the Risk-informed Early Action Partnership (REAP) and WMO, hosted an event at COP27 under the title “Scaling-up Early Warning and Early Action through Comprehensive Disaster and Climate Risk Management.”
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
Sharm El-Sheikh is Declared as a Resilience Hub within MCR2030
Sharm El-Sheikh, 12 November 2022, UNDRR ROAS, Sharm El-Sheikh city, and the Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC) in Egypt, celebrated the declaration of Sharm El-Sheikh as a Resilience Hub within MCR2030, in a side event organized at the COP27.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
MCR2030 Climate Risk to Resilience webinar
Two city leaders on the frontline of efforts to reduce climate and disaster risk firmly believe that building resilience is ‘absolutely doable and achievable’ even in such a period of unprecedented uncertainty.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) Kampala Capital City Authority
Presentan guía de innovación del sector privado para reducción del riesgo de desastres en El Salvador
The guide was commissioned by UNDRR and developed in collaboration between the TRANSFORM project of the University of Waterloo, Canada, with ARISE networks in Central America and twenty companies in the region who provided input to the document.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
High-level Event on Public-Private Approaches
The French Government hosted a high-level event at COP27 on Public-Private Partnership in response to the ‘Early Warning for All Initiative’, which was announced by the UN Secretary-General António Guterres at the COP27.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
Early Warning-Niger
In March 2022, United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, announced the UN would spearhead new action to ensure every person on Earth is protected by early warning systems within five years.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa African Centre of Meteorological Application for Development
Local communities walk their tsunami evacuation route in the in the Quatre-Sœurs area in Mauritius
Early warning systems alert communities that a tsunami is on its way – but the public needs to be prepared to act and reduce the risk. A new UNDRR initiative inspires tsunami preparedness.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia