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… increase in natural hazards. The region is characterized by its harsh environment and has limited resilience to natural hazards events, which results in an increase in … the frequency, impacts and continued occurrence of disasters, the culture of disaster response is dominant for reducing risks in the Arab region. Although there is … (K295-DA20-22/12/2008) that included the following: 1. That cooperation with the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) and the follow-up on the …
… regional priorities and challenges with respect to urban risk reduction as well as key actions to be undertaken regionally, nationally and locally to build safer cities … and schools was also discussed during the workshop. Several issues emerged as key priorities for consideration in future actions and the workshop participants … regional priorities and challenges with respect to urban risk reduction as well as key actions to be undertaken regionally, nationally and locally to build safer cities …
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 the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport of the League of Arab States, are co-organizing a Regional Workshop on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction: "Cha…
… UNISDR Regional Office for Arab States are seeking good examples on urban risk reduction activities in the Arab region for the Global Biennial Campaign 2010 - 2011 "Resilient Cities". Globally, the aim is to have as many cities commited to meet the … “champions” drawn from the participants in the “Alliance for local governments in disaster risk reduction”, academia and partner organizations · Organize policy …
… Hyogo Framework for Action in 2005, greater awareness of the importance of reducing disaster risk has emerged among different stakeholders. Overall, in the Arab region, … of institutional mechanisms and strategies, enhancing early warning systems and building preparedness and response capacities. However, the commitment often does not … for the Biannual World Campaign for Disaster Risk Reduction 2010 – 2011 “Building Resilient Cities, Addressing Urban Risk”. This campaign will engage local governments …