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This paper gives an introduction to the GFDRR South-South Cooperation Program which aims to facilitate collaboration among low- and middle-income countries to mainstream disaster risk reduction and recovery, including climate change adaptation, into development planning.
Risk and poverty in a changing climate: The Report is the first biennial global assessment of disaster risk reduction prepared in the context of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR). The ISDR, launched in 2000, provides a framework to coordinate actions to address disaster risks at the local, national, regional and international lev…
Risk and poverty in a changing climate: This summary presents the key findings and recommendations of the Report, which identifies disaster risk, analyses its causes, shows that these causes can be addressed and recommends the means to do so. The over-riding message of the Report is that reducing disaster risk can also help in reducing poverty, safegua…
The central purpose of this evaluation is to report on progress in achieving results relating to outputs and outcomes. It is essentially an organizational assessment of the relevance, performance and impact of the regional UNISDR secretariat in Asia and Pacific. The evaluation is then tasked to assess; i) the relevance and performance, ii) the role, ca…
Roles, mandates and areas of work of key United Nations entities: This not exhaustive compilation shows an impressive portfolio of services and programmes of the United Nations and the World Bank in support of disaster risk reduction. It brings together the core set of ISDR system partners, the Inter-Agency Group, also listing disaster risk reduction n…