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.

Hurricane Beryl underscores need for urgent action on Disaster Risk Reduction
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The unprecedented hurricane demonstrates the importance of effective multi-hazard early warning systems to save lives.
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RI project launch
Update
The Ministry of Infrastructure and Regional Development of Moldova hosted the launch workshop for UNDRR's “Strengthening Critical Infrastructure Resilience in the Republic of Moldova” project, funded by the Government of Poland, in Chisinau.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
Poland - government
Moldova - government
Madagascar stress testing infrastructure resilience
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The Cellule de Prévention et d'appui à la Gestion des Urgences (CPGU) convened infrastructure stakeholders from the various ministries and key experts to stress test Madagascar's critical infrastructure and evaluate current infrastructure practices.
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Stakeholders in Tonga identifying a roadmap to infrastructure resilience
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The National Disaster Risk Management Office (NDRMO), Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) and United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) conducted the Resilient Critical Infrastructure Review Recommendations Workshop.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)
Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure
Stakeholders from the water sector taking action to improve resilience
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Experts and government officials met to conduct an in-depth analysis of the water sector to identify opportunities for mitigating disaster risks in the sector.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)
Stakeholders working together to identify water sector resilience actions
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Stakeholders from agencies with responsibilities for water sector infrastructure in Tonga came together to develop actions towards increased resiliency in the sector with the support of international experts.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)
Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure
Chile apuesta por fortalecer su infraestructura resiliente
Update
Representatives from various sectors discussed the implementation of an action plan based on the recommendations of the application of the Global Methodology for Infrastructure Resilience, developed by UNDRR and CDRI.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Chile - government
ICDRI panel
Update
The International Conference on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (ICDRI) included a dedicated session on enhancing infrastructure governance where Bhutan, Chile, and Madagascar shared their experiences.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)
Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure
Stakeholders officially launched the enhancing infrastructure resilience project
Update
The Cellule de Prévention et d'Appui à la Gestion des Urgences (CPGU) officially launched the "Enhancing Infrastructure Resilience through Strengthened Governance in Madagascar" project in collaboration with CDRI and UNDRR.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)
Bhutan infrastructure resilience
Update
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 (UNDRR)
Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure

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