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This biennial work programme is the second under the UNISDR 'Strategic Framework 2025', launched in 2011. It covers the period 2014-2015. UNISDR’s main focus in the coming two years is to facilitate and support the organisation of the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR), in Japan 14-18 March, 2015 which will adopt a post-2015 disaster r…
This report describes the methodology used in Albania for historical disaster loss collection, the sources of data used and an analyze of the losses divided in different category groups. The historical collection of loss data is a concrete example on how disasters data can enhance the understanding of the impacts of disasters and can provide information…
This report focuses on the challenges of managing natural disasters, presenting a synthesis of the status of disaster risk in the Middle East and North Africa (MNA) Region, including gaps and areas for remedial or enhanced actions. It highlights the progress already made and opportunities to learn from best practices, and provides critical feedback to g…
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28 April 2014
This final report on UNISDR's progress in the 2012-2013 biennium focuses on the achievements of 2013, while also showing the cumulative impact of work begun in 2012. The delivery of results is described in the order of the four Strategic Objectives of the UNISDR Strategic Framework 2012-2015: Lead and Coordinate, Credible Evidence, Advocacy and Outreac…
The outcome of this working paper provides a contribution to the post-2015 framework for DRR consultations as it gives a useful insight on how local level resilience is addressed in the Europe region. The issue of conducting a survey on the state of local-level implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015: Building the Resilience of Nation…
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20 May 2014
This UNISDR Europe Office annual report focuses on achievements in 2013. The delivery of results is described in the order of the four Strategic Objectives of the UNISDR Strategic Framework 2012-2015: Lead and Coordinate, Credible Evidence, Advocacy and Outreach, and Deliver and Communicate Results. The achievements reported show that great strides ha…
To support the intergovernmental preparatory process for the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, the present document (A/CONF.224/PC(I)/6) outlines suggested elements for the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction, drawn from the compilation report on the consultations on the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction (A/CON…
This brochure presents the first of five Programmes aimed to improve coherence, focus, depth and efficiency in delivering the results of UNISDR Strategic Framework: Towards 2025. This programme will drive accelerated and scaled-up action to reduce disaster risk through international coordination and partnership. It will promote coherence and mutual rein…
This brochure presents the second of five Programmes aimed to improve coherence, focus, depth and efficiency in delivering the results of UNISDR Strategic Framework: Towards 2025. This programme seeks to support the systematic recording of national losses and the development of policies, evidence, risk profiles and institutions to reduce disaster risk.…
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20 June 2014
This brochure presents the third of five Programmes aimed to improve coherence, focus, depth and efficiency in delivering the results of UNISDR Strategic Framework: Towards 2025. This Programme will address one of the key underlying drivers of disaster risk: poor urban governance. By 2050, 70% of the world’s population will live in urban areas. As citie…