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Marketplace booths
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The Europe and Central Asia Regional Platform for DRR invites stakeholders to submit applications for booth spaces at the Marketplace. Applications should be submitted by 31 July 2024.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
local resilience workshop in Leova
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To strengthen local preparedness and support cities in reducing risk and building resilience, UNDRR ROECA expanded its cooperation in 2024 with four Moldovan cities: Anenii-Noi, Căușeni, Leova, and Sîngera.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
Participants of the10th Network of Portuguese Resilient Cities
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From May 22nd to 24th, the 10th Meeting of the Network of Portuguese Resilient Cities and Towns, integrated into the National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), took place in Évora, Alentejo region of Portugal.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
Portuguese National Authority for Emergency and Civil Protection
Event - Disaster Forensics
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Amidst the escalating toll of disasters, the Humanitarian Network and Partnerships Weeks recently convened a session titled "Applied Disaster Forensics: Learn from the past to build a resilient future."
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Co-investment platform on climate information and early warning systems (CIEWS) established
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CAF, UNDRR, Green Climate Fund, and other institutional partners are structuring a regional facility that will support LAC countries to formulate national and regional projects on “Climate Information and Early Warning Systems (CIEWS)” .
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
CAF - Development Bank of Latin America and The Caribbean
Green Climate Fund
Chile apuesta por fortalecer su infraestructura resiliente
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Representatives from various sectors discussed the implementation of an action plan based on the recommendations of the application of the Global Methodology for Infrastructure Resilience, developed by UNDRR and CDRI.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Chile - government
SVG was impacted by a volcanic eruption during COVID-19.
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Effective Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems (MHEWS) in the Caribbean region can only be made possible through the strong leadership of strengthened NMHSs, with the alignment of NDRMOs, who integrate co-design and delivery approaches in their services.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
The Climate Risk & Early Warning Systems Initiative
A man is standing in front of screens in ICPAC situation room
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From 12 to 14 March 2024, the annual Co-production and Coordination Meeting of the Africa Multi-Hazard Early Warning and Action System was organized by the African Union Commission and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction in Nairobi.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
Kamal Kishore
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Kamal Kishore of India as Assistant Secretary-General and Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction, UNDRR
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
The cover of the Hazard Information Profiles publication
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The UNDRR and ISC are undertaking a review of the Hazard Information Profiles (HIPs) to enhance their relevance and usability in disaster risk reduction efforts, particularly in multi-hazard contexts.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
International Science Council (ISC)

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