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… 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 great interest in disaster response, it is not the systematic approach to deal with disasters in the … included the following: 1. That cooperation with the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) and the follow-up on the implementation of the Hyogo …
… Reduction and Recovery of the World Bank, UNDP Syria and 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 representing local authorities, researchers, academic experts, international and regional … and absence of integrated urban risk reduction approaches at regional, national and local levels. The biannual World Campaign for Disaster Risk Reduction 2010 – 2011 “ …
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…
… of promoters and “champions” drawn from the participants in the “Alliance for local governments in disaster risk reduction”, academia and partner organizations · Organize policy dialogues and workshops with local governments in each region, to learn from specific experiences, promote the investment opportunities between local, national and international partners, programming and to increase the visibility …
… 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 …