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.

Infrastructure stakeholders conduct stress test
Workshop focusing on infrastructure resilience was conducted in Santiago to delve into the knowledge and contributions that public entities and infrastructure operators can make to strengthen the resilience of infrastructure systems.
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International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure
Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure
United Nations Satellite Centre
Group photo from Climate scorecard and finance training in Panama
Responding to the Political Declaration of the high-level meeting on the midterm review of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030, the workshop was held to enhance sub-national capacities focusing on accessing funds for implementation.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
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Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
Climate Bonds Initiative
World Council on City Data
climate protection landscape
As the gavel came down at the closing of COP28, a crucial agreement was reached on “transitioning away from fossil fuels” signaling an important step forward for the deep emissions cuts and scaled-up finance needed to deliver a safe climate.
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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.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
Ministry of the Interior (Finland)
Global methodology launch
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) officially launched the Global Methodology for Infrastructure Resilience Reviews at COP28.
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Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure
global taxonomies event at COP28
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) officially launched two global taxonomies on adaptation and resilience at COP28 on 4 December 2023 in the Iraq pavilion.
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International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
Climate Bonds Initiative
Early warning
WMO and its partners are stepping up efforts to make sure that nobody is left behind in the international drive towards Early Warnings For All.
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
COP28 backdrop
UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and UNOPS will host the Santiago network Secretariat which aims to avert, minimize and address loss and damage from the impacts of climate change.
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United Nations Office for Project Services
African woman in long suit standing by the shore and looking out over the sea in Keta Ghana, West Africa.
A new report from the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) finds more lives are being protected from dangerous climate change but there is a long way to go.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
Stress testing critical infrastructure in Tonga
The Government of Tonga (MEIDECC), in collaboration with CDRI, UNDRR and UNOSAT, successfully hosted a two-day workshop to conduct Critical Infrastructure Stress Testing and Principles for Resilient Infrastructure scorecard.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure
United Nations Satellite Centre

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