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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean

Approximately ninety (90) in-person representatives and twenty (20) virtual participants (NMHSs and NDRMOs) from thirty-nine (39) countries and key donors and partners in the region were convened with the aim of promoting institutional collaboration.
EN - El Niño Event in the Americas and the Caribbean – 2023
This regional brief was prepared by the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) Issue-Based Coalition (IBC) on Climate Change and Resilience. This IBC is part of the Regional Collaboration Platform for LAC (LAC RCP).
UNDRR & ECHO: Evidence in disaster preparedness - anticipating complex crises in a context of systemic risk
This workshop was driven by one the main challenges faced by the humanitarian sector: the urgent need to shift from a reactive response to crises to more proactive and forward-looking actions.
rp23 Proceedings
The eighth session of the Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas and the Caribbean (RP23) was held in Punta del Este, Uruguay, from Tuesday 28 February to Thursday 2 March 2023.
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This IBC is part of the Regional Collaborative Platform for LAC (RCP LAC), which was established to guide the restructuring of the UN development system at the regional level.
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En este contexto, y de lo expuesto, el objetivo del presente documento es identificar y visibilizar los avances de la EAGRD a través de la ejecución de las actividades del mencionado Plan.
RP23 Concept note
Uruguay has proposed to give a relevant space during PR23 to the topics of science, technology, and early warning systems (Target G of the Sendai Framework), under the slogan “Science and Technology for the Comprehensive Management of Disaster Risk”.
Country work programme for comprehensive disaster management 2021-2025
The results-based, climate-smart 2021- 2025 Guyana Country Work Programme (CWP) is a systematic way to address Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM) and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) at the country level.
IDDRR 2022
In 2022, the International Day will focus on Target G of the Sendai Framework: “Substantially increase the availability of and access to multi-hazard early warning systems and disaster risk information and assessments to people by 2030.”

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (2015-2030) and the International Health Regulations (WHO, 2005) include biological hazards, such as the SARS-CoV-2 virus, among the major sources of risks for the 21st century.  While COVID-19, the

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