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Stakeholders from the water sector taking action to improve resilience
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Experts and government officials met to conduct an in-depth analysis of the water sector to identify opportunities for mitigating disaster risks in the sector.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Stakeholders officially launched the enhancing infrastructure resilience project
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The Cellule de Prévention et d'Appui à la Gestion des Urgences (CPGU) officially launched the "Enhancing Infrastructure Resilience through Strengthened Governance in Madagascar" project in collaboration with CDRI and UNDRR.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Stakeholders working together to identify water sector resilience actions
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Stakeholders from agencies with responsibilities for water sector infrastructure in Tonga came together to develop actions towards increased resiliency in the sector with the support of international experts.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure
Promoting South-South Cooperation: Building Bridges between the Indian Ocean and the Caribbean
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The Caribbean and the Indian Ocean Island States are among the most disaster-prone regions globally, facing hurricanes, cyclones, earthquakes, and tsunamis. Their size, limited resources, and geographical isolation amplify these challenges.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency
Barbados - government
University of the West Indies - St. Augustine, the
Suriname Advances National Disaster Risk Reduction Strategy
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Suriname's development framework, as outlined in the National Development Plan 2017-2021, underscores the country's commitment to disaster risk management and climate change action.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
UNDRR Bonn Office
Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency
University of the West Indies - St. Augustine, the
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
ICDRI panel
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The International Conference on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (ICDRI) included a dedicated session on enhancing infrastructure governance where Bhutan, Chile, and Madagascar shared their experiences.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure
10th Arab Partnership Meeting
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The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Regional Office for Arab States, in collaboration with Kuwait State’s Fire Force, successfully are organizing the Tenth Arab Partnership Meeting for Disaster Risk Reduction
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
Atlixco impulsa la protección del patrimonio cultural ante desastres con un innovador Plan de Acción
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This innovative tool allows for the identification of gaps and opportunities, the definition of priority actions, and the promotion of community participation in integrating specific measures into territorial planning instruments.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
United Nations Development Programme - Mexico
Kamal Kishore, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction and Head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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UNDRR is pleased to welcome Kamal Kishore, who starts his term as the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Disaster Risk Reduction and Head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
SRSG UNDRR and Italy ambassador to Kenya shaking hands
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On 11 June 2024, the Government of Italy signed an agreement with the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) to strengthen early warning for early action systems in Kenya for EUR 1.5 million for the period of 2024-2027.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa

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