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Vacancy
Closing date:
04 May 2014
14-PGM-UNISDR-33512-R-BANGKOK (O) United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity Special Notice Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with establish…
INCHEON, 10 March 2014 – The Philippines province of Cebu is emerging as a model for recovery four months after Typhoon Haiyan devastated large parts of the country. Cebu Resilience Taskforce Coordinator Baltz Tribunalo identified several factors behind progress, including vital capacity building support from the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (…
GENEVA, 10 January 2014 – UNISDR’s Local Government Self-Assessment Tool (LGSAT) is an effective tool to assess a city’s institutional capacity to build resilience, a new report has found. The study said the LGSAT opened up dialogue and enabled the establishment of baseline data for the Ten Essentials of UNISDR’s Making Cities Resilient Campaign “that…
DOHA, 19 May 2014 – Qatar is taking major steps to develop a national plan for mainstreaming disaster risk reduction and recovery to address future disaster challenges, improve the coordination and determine key actions. Sixty Qatari officials representing ministries, city governments and NGOs have just completed an intensive training in Doha under the…
The workshop aims to increase participants' knowledge and understanding of the concept of recovery and “build back better”. It will also seeks to share tools and apply information to a given scenario as simulation and to learn through reflection and discussion of past experiences linked with tools and practices introduced in the workshop.
… index” such as Bangladesh, more options to further reduce the impacts of disaster are important. “Building back better” after a disaster is one of those options – seizing the opportunity to correct the limitations … expected to address the limitations in the current plans and programs on disaster management. For instance, the National Plan for Disaster Management (NPDM) 2010-15 …