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.

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Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) is a cross-stakeholder initiative aimed at enhancing local resilience
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
Ciudades de Costa Rica fortalecen planificación de resiliencia climática e inclusión de personas con discapacidad
Update
The sessions commenced with presentations on the Scorecard self-assessment tools and underscored the critical role of climate resilience in disaster risk management.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs
G20 DRR Working Group Holds First Working Group Under the Brazilian Presidency
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The G20 Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Working Group convened on 27 and 28 February for its first meeting under the Brazilian Presidency, focusing on the need to address inequalities and reduce vulnerabilities.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Mr. Charles Kalemba, Commissioner, Department of Disaster Management Affairs, Malawi
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The International Recovery Forum 2024 concluded successfully in Kobe, Japan, marking a big step forward in global efforts towards resilient recovery from disasters.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
International Recovery Platform
10th Arab Partnership Meeting
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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
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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

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