The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction is drafting a Words Into Action guide to create the enabling environment to promote beneficial cooperation among policy-makers, science/academia/technology communities and society to reduce risk.
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.
UNDRR Bonn Office
World Meteorological Organization
United Nations Development Programme
Central Asian city representatives discussed disaster risk management and preparedness with Greater Manchester authorities, including lessons learnt from dealing with emergencies experienced by the British city such as severe winter weather and floods.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
More risk data is produced every day. However, new findings often don't make it out of the scientific silo to the broader public. In the face of false information, it is essential to search for new ways to make risk information accessible for everyone.
As the world grapples with the impacts of the climate crisis, effective risk communication is critical to reduce disaster risk. But the rise in fake news and disinformation can hamper efforts to raise awareness of risks and prepare communities.