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Reference number: ISDR/C/07/2014 United Nations Core Values: Integrity ● Professionalism ● Respect for diversity Background: Created in December 1999, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and secretariat of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) is the designated focal point in the United Nations system for the co…
Vacancy
Closing date:
20 November 2014
14--UNOG-38511-C-CAIROUnited Nations Core Values:Integrity ● Professionalism ● Respect for diversityBackground: Created in December 1999, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and secretariat of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) is the designated focal point in the United Nations system for the coordination of di…
Vacancy
Closing date:
25 December 2014
14-PGM-UNISDR-38324-R-CAIRO (E)United Nations Core Values:Integrity ● Professionalism ● Respect for diversitySpecial Notice This post is funded from project funds and extension is subject to availability of funds.Org .Setting And Reporting Created in December 1999, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and Secretariat of the Internationa…
CAIRO, 26 May 2014 – Recurrent flooding is becoming more of a threat in the Arab region, a part of the world usually associated with drought and desertification. At least seven people were killed, schools were forced to close and vehicles were swept away in the latest flash flooding the Saudi Arabian province of Hail. The Head of the United Nations Of…
Event
26 November 2014
The MENA DRR Network meeting will review and discuss global and regional processes and events contributing towards the Post-2015 framework for DRR (De-briefing 2nd Arab Conference on DRR of September 2014 and 2nd WCDRR PrepComm and next steps). Other agenda items are a discussion on joint roll-out of the UN Plan of Action on DRR for Resilience, UNV's ta…
Event
16 February 2014
The meeting primarily served 1) to exchange on progress towards expected adoption of the post-2015 framework for DRR (\"HFA+\") at the 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (14-18 March 2015) and 2) to prepare for ISDR agency contribution to the 2nd Arab Conference on DRR (9-12 June 2014). Following UNISDR briefing, agencies provide comments o…
News
15 September 2014
SHARM EL SHEIKH, 15 September 2014 - The Egyptian governorate of South Sinai yesterday advanced a proposal to raise funds from the private sector and other donors, to combat flash floods such as those which destroyed exclusive parts of the Taba Red Sea resort area on May 8. General Khaled Fouda, Governor of South Sinai, Egypt, told a press conference…