The first virtual meeting of the Africa Working Group on Disaster Risk Reduction (AWGDRR) was held on Thursday, 23 July 2020 from 14:30-17:30hrs. The meeting was attended by over 80 participants from member organizations, including Member States, Regional

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With the deadline for achieving Target E of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 just around the corner at the end of 2020, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) presents this report as an overview of the

Cover image of the STAG Data Working Group report

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) through its Science and Technology Advisory Group (STAG) established a working group on ‘Data’ that has been active during 2018 and 2019. This is a part of the UNDRR drive to enhance

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A brief report of the impact of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas & the Caribbean. 

Cover Tsunami School Checklist
The Guide provides step by step instructions for School Administrators to take prior to an emergency, during the evacuation and within the evacuation centre, with the view to prevent the spread of infectious diseases during a tsunami event.
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Human Cost of Disasters 2000-2019 was published to mark the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction on October 13, drawing on the Emergency Events Database of the Centre for Research  on the Epidemiology of Disasters, based at the University of


Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 19 December 2019


Report of the Secretary-General on the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030


The present report has been prepared as requested by the General Assembly in resolution 74/218 on disaster risk reduction and resolution 73/230 on effective global response to address the impacts of the El Niño phenomenon. It provides an overview of

Resilience Learning Module I
This module aims to provide a base structure for workshops to empower local and regional governments (LRGs) with the basic understanding, knowledge, and tools necessary to integrate Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and resilience building into their policy cycle, strategies, and development plans.
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In 2018, as part of the “Building Disaster Resilience to Natural Hazards in Sub-Saharan African Regions, Countries and Communities” programme, UNDRR, with the help of CIMA Research Foundation, VU Amsterdam, and Wageningen University and Research developed