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Good practices and lessons learned: This publication is part of ongoing efforts facilitated by the UNISDR secretariat to build a global partnership for mainstreaming gender issues into the disaster risk reduction process. Such efforts have become urgent because disaster risk reduction has long remained a largely male dominated affair, yet it is clear th…
This Guide has been created to provide advice on useful strategies for implementing the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015: Building the Resilience of Nations and Communities to Disasters (HFA). It represents a distillation of the wealth of experience that exists throughout the world on how to manage and reduce disaster risks. The Guide can help state…
Good practices and lessons learned, a publication of the “Global network of NGOs” for disaster risk reduction. This publication is a joint effort of the Global Network of NGOs for Disaster Risk Reduction, an emerging network of national and international NGOs aiming to reduce disaster risk worldwide. The idea of publishing a compilation of good practice…
This report draws on the experiences of many organisations and individuals during and following the tsunami. The United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Tsunami Recovery, President William J. Clinton, has identified many lessons concerning the tsunami and the recovery of the affected nations and communities. Compiled by the United Nations…
These guildelines introduce national platforms for disaster risk reduction as a coordination mechanism which need to be built through a nationally-owned and led participatory process that includes different sectors’ perspectives and actions, and a multistakeholder composition, in order to be effective and sustainable. It advocates for national platforms…
This initiative has provided an overall integrated framework for strengthening early warning systems in the Indian Ocean, and has been focusing on key components that include core system implementation, integrated risk management, public awareness and education, community-based approaches, as well as coordination and building partnerships. To date, seve…
Through these outcomes, the Third International Conference on Early Warning (EWC III) contributes to the translation into concrete measures of the “Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015: Building the Resilience of Nations and Communities to Disasters” adopted at the World Conference on Disaster Reduction in January 2005 in Kobe, Japan. Building on the t…
This document contains over one hundred individual projects focused on early warning and represents a rich vein of initiatives, expertise and capacity to secure early warning systems. It helps to promote interest in new early warning projects and to encourage donor incentives for funding purposes.
The Third International Conference on Early Warning (EWC III) held in Bonn, Germany from 27-29 March 2006 provided the opportunity to present new and innovative early warning projects and to discuss natural hazards and risks around the world and how their impacts can be minimised through the implementation of people-centred early warning. The present do…