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The disaster risk reduction (DRR) status report provides a snapshot of the state of DRR in Afghanistan under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.
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A report on 2019 progress towards the UN Plan of Action on Disaster Risk Reduction for Resilience: Towards a Risk-informed and Integrated Approach to Sustainable Development

Disaster Risk Reduction: resolution / adopted by the General Assembly


The resolution recognizes that biological hazards require strengthened coordination between disaster and health risk management systems in the areas of risk assessment, surveillance and early warning and that and that resilient health infrastructures reduce overall disaster risk and build disaster resilience.

This Action Brief builds upon the earlier work done by UN Women and UNDRR and other partners to progress the Leave No One Behind agenda in response to COVID-19 in the Asia-Pacific region. It aims to explore gender inequalities and their linkages to

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Small and medium enterprises (SMEs), including micro SMEs, are the bedrock of global, national, and local markets. Two in every three people works in an SME (OECD 2019).1 When disaster strikes, SMEs are hit harder, suffer longer and are slower to recover

DRR and Caribbean Private Sector

The aim of this exploratory paper is to provide some critical perspectives and insights on the role of the private sector in disaster risk reduction, in particular with regards to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the recovery process.



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This paper examines the disaster risk governance structures in Asia-Pacific and provides recommendations on how they can be strengthened.

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction drives the global agenda on disaster risk reduction and resilience. The Sendai Framework addresses both man-made and natural hazards, including related technological, environmental and biological hazards

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Resilience can be created anywhere - even at the kitchen table.

In the documentary “Tsunami Ladies”, producers Emiliano Rodríguez Nuesch and Víctor Orellana show how the women fed neighbors and helped revive their local economies after the tsunamis

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The purpose of this policy paper is to increase awareness of the important role of ecosystem-based approaches in reducing disaster risk. It emphasises the central role of ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction (Eco-DRR) in strengthening the coherent implementation of various international frameworks under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.