UNDRR News

The latest news from the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), the lead UN agency for the coordination of disaster risk reduction.

10th Arab Partnership Meeting
Update
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
Thai university collaboration
Update
Thailand has been on an extraordinary journey with the Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) initiative since 2022. Universities have been key to this progress
Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
MCR2030 workshop with Ukrainian cities
Update
Four cities and one region in Ukraine have taken initial steps to scale up ambitions and actions to reduce disaster risk and strengthen their urban resilience.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
Intensive day and night search and rescue in Kahramanmaraş, the epicentre of the earthquake
Statements and messages
As recovery and reconstruction efforts continue, the emphasis on building back better and leaving no one behind is imperative to enhance the disaster resilience of infrastructure, individuals, and communities in the affected region.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
Wildfire Whittier California 2017
Statements and messages
UNDRR expresses condolences and solidarity with the people and government of Chile as they battle growing forest fires.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Infrastructure stakeholders in Ghana
Update
UNDRR in collaboration with the Ministry of Works and Housing convened a workshop with stakeholders from over 24 ministries, institutions and agencies in Ghana to discuss the need for a multisector approach to infrastructure resilience.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
financing framework
Update
The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) published the Integrated National Financing Frameworks (INFFs) for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Guidance Note.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs
Panel at event on investing in climate resilient and sustainable transport infrastructure in Tajikistan
Update
The Government of Tajikistan and UNDRR collaborated on an event on “Investing in Climate Resilient and Environmentally Sustainable Transport Infrastructure in Tajikistan” at the Investors Forum for EU-Central Asia Transport Connectivity on 29 January.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
Tajikistan - government
A man stands on a stage during the launch of the EW4ALL initiative
Update
The United Nations Secretary-General’s Early Warnings for All initiative was launched in Mauritius in December 2023 during a two-day event with key stakeholders.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
Group photo participants of the workshop in Uganda
Update
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) organized a national workshop titled “Integrating Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation Planning” in Kampala, Uganda.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa

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