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… 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 …