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.

Bhutan infrastructure resilience
DLGDM organized a workshop to stress-test critical infrastructure as part of the “Enhancing resilience of infrastructure through strengthened governance” project, a pivotal initiative by CDRI and UNDRR in Bhutan.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure
G20 DRR Working Group Holds First Working Group Under the Brazilian Presidency
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
Infrastructure stakeholders in Ghana
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
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.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
Tajikistan - government
Bhutan stakeholders
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
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.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure
Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure
United Nations Satellite Centre
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.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure
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
Brazil poised to take on the leadership of the G20 Working Group for Disaster Risk Reduction
Brazil's ambitious vision for G20 leadership, fully aligned with disaster risk reduction, has the potential to reshape the world's perception of the nation.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Brazil - government
Towards Integrated Planning – Accelerating Urban Resilience in a Changing Climate
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) spearheaded discussions on accelerating urban resilience in a changing climate at the MENA Climate Week 2023 underway in Riyadh.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States

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