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

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As the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the world, UNDRR immediately set up an engagement strategy to respond to the crisis and support Member States in their response and future risk reduction. These are the findings after six months' work on capacity

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The Status of Science and Technology report is an important step for monitoring the progress in the implementation of the Sendai Framework and an attempt to capture some of the progress across geographies, stakeholders, and disciplines towards the application of science and technology towards risk reduction in Asia-Pacific.
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NATECH (Natural hazards triggering Technological disasters) is an emerging theme in the field of disaster risk reduction globally. The report, developed through a series of consultations and drawing on lessons from the past NATECH disasters, proposes ten guiding principles for NATECH risk management in the Asia-Pacific region.
Its All About Governance

Most of the planet changed its view this year about the meaning of disaster. Not only because of the health crisis posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, but because as the emergency unfolded, other risks had to be addressed and managed as well. COVID-19 has

EU CCA strategy recommendations

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown the consequences of systematically underinvesting in resilience. Even before the world brings the COVID-19 disaster under control, we will all be demanding: “Never again.” At the same time, we know that there is another

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This road map identifies activities and practical recommendations aiming to improve the availability, accessibility and use of risk information at the continental, regional, national and local scales, for the African Union Commission (AUC), the Regional


The COVID-19 pandemic has shown just how important it is to have resilient systems in place to manage unexpected shocks. The systemic nature of risk with multi sectoral impacts, and its cascading effects where one disaster can rapidly lead to another