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

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MCR2030 workshop with Ukrainian cities
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.
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Intensive day and night search and rescue in Kahramanmaraş, the epicentre of the earthquake
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.
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Panel at event on investing in climate resilient and sustainable transport infrastructure in Tajikistan
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.
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Tajikistan - government
Beautiful winter cityscape from drone. Helsinki. Finland
European civil protection stakeholders meet in Finland over the next two days for an Action Oriented Dialogue on “Reducing Risk Together – Community Engagement in Disaster Risk Reduction”, hosted by the Ministry of Interior of Finland with UNDRR support.
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Ministry of the Interior (Finland)
exchange
On the occasion of the European Urban Resilience Forum 2023, held in Cascais, Portugal, on 18-20 October 2023, UNDRR and the Portuguese National Platform for DRR organized an informal peer learning exchange of the Making Cities Resilient 2030 initiative.
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Schoolchildren conducting earthquake drill
Governments and stakeholders across Europe and Central Asia are organizing a wide variety of events and activities to raise awareness on this year’s International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction theme of “fighting inequality for a resilient future”
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EW4ALL Launch in Tajikistan
The UN Secretary-General’s Early Warnings for All Initiative (EW4All) was launched in Tajikistan during a two-day national consultation with key stakeholders from state and international agencies, UN, media and civil society organizations.
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International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
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Tajikistan - government
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Portuguese Resilient Cities Network
The Portuguese National Platform on DRR’s working group on Resilient Cities met in Loulé, with certificates handed to 51 local governments for their efforts in building local resilience as part of the Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) initiative.
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Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
Thaya River Basin
Cities that understand their climate risk are in a better position to manage it. MCR2030 service provider DHI relates how it is supporting the Czech city of Brno and its surrounding area to manage drought risk
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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
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Panel at technical session at EFDRR AOD Romania
The EFDRR Roadmap Action-Oriented Dialogue in Bucharest in February 2023 brought European civil protection leaders and stakeholders together to examine different approaches to building societal resilience through effective risk communication.
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Romania - government

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