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WIN 2024
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The nominations for the 2024 Women’s International Network for Disaster Risk Reduction (WIN DRR) Leadership Awards are now open! Nominate yourself or others by 14 June 2024.
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Residents exercise in Zhuji park, in China
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The city of Zhuji has been recognized as the first Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) Resilience Hub in China, heralding a major milestone for the global partnership
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Thai university collaboration
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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)
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Soulinh, Lao PDR
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"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,
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National authorities MCR2030
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Reducing disaster risk is seemingly never-ending in a country like the Philippines, which is exposed to a multitude of natural hazards.
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The UN Capital Development Fund, UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and Sun Insurance Company Limited are launching a new insurance product to help Fijian farmers prepare for cyclones, reduce loss of lives and damage to crops and livestock.
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These six women are the finalists for the 2023 Women’s International Network for Disaster Risk Reduction (WIN DRR) Excellence Award, proudly sponsored by SM Prime.
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Six inspiring women have been selected as the finalists for the Women’s International Network for Disaster Risk Reduction (WIN DRR) Rising Star Award 2023.
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A training-of-trainers on urban resilience and ‘Making Cities Resilient 2030’ (MCR2030) for Nepal and Bhutan took place from 15 to 18 May 2023.
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Local government officials during a training about MCR2030
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Thailand has made considerable progress towards improving urban resilience through the ‘Making Cities Resilient 2030’ (MCR2030) initiative, a collaborative effort involving the United Nations, local governments, academia and other partners.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific

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