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.

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
Two men shaking hands at the Beau Bassin Rose Hill MCR2030 launch
Update
In November 2023, the township of Beau Bassin-Rose Hill took a step forward in enhancing its resilience.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
Soulinh, Lao PDR
Update
"We, the villagers of Soulinh Village, gathered to discuss potential disasters that could impact our lives and livelihoods," explained Mr. Phantamin, Chair of the Village Disaster Management Committee in Soulinh, a village in Phongsaly,
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
The uncounted costs of disaster
Feature
Estimates of the cost of disasters paint a partial picture of their true toll, in terms of human lives and economic, developmental and social impacts.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Tonga drill
Update
The 15 January 2022 tsunami in Tonga demonstrates how a high level of risk awareness among the population, combined with effective early warning systems, saves lives.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Bhutan stakeholders
Update
First meeting of experts provided a platform to foster a shared vision for infrastructure resilience and a collaborative approach to address the pressing challenges posed by natural hazards and climate change.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure
United Nations Satellite Centre
National authorities MCR2030
Update
Reducing disaster risk is seemingly never-ending in a country like the Philippines, which is exposed to a multitude of natural hazards.
Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific

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