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This thematic review report on urban risk reduction in Asia was prepared by the Asia Regional Task Force on Urban Risk Reduction (RTF-URR) in the context of progress review in the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action. It reviews the status of urban risk in Asia and also compiled an inventory of initiatives on urban risk reduction and analyse…
… HFA including the establishment of national platforms or committees for disaster risk reduction or other coordination mechanisms, as a mechanism for coordination that includes stakeholders, that acts as an advocate for disaster risk reduction issues at all levels, and coordinates, analyzes and provide advice on … That the Technical Secretariat of the Council holds a regional workshop on disaster risk reduction during the first quarter of 2009 in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in …
… the Syrian Ministry for Local Administration convened a regional workshop on Urban Risk Reduction in Damascus on 4-5 November 2009. More than forty participants … regional organizations have gathered to discuss regional priorities and challenges with respect to urban risk reduction as well as key actions to be undertaken … workshop several experiences and initiatives on urban risk reduction were discussed with progress, challenges and gaps in undertaking risk assessment particularly …
The Regional Office for Arab States of the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction secretariat (UNISDR), The World Bank, The League of Arab States and … Arab States, are co-organizing a Regional Workshop on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction: "Challenges and Future Actions", which will take place in Cairo, Arab …
… UNISDR Regional Office for Arab States are seeking good examples on urban risk reduction activities in the … for more resilient cities. This checklist builds on the priorities adopted in the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015. For the Campaign, UNISDR will use these criteria with …
… for Action in 2005, greater awareness of the importance of reducing disaster risk has emerged among different stakeholders. Overall, in the Arab region, there has … been different experiences and wide spectrum of activities already in the region with focus on urban risk reduction, seismic risk reduction, flood mitigation, etc… … in city planning and in standardized approaches to risk assessment that is coupled with practical tools to reduce risk and vulnerability and make critical infrastructure …