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Closing date:
07 May 2014
ISDR/C/09/14 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 coordination of disast…
ISDR/C/10/14 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 coordination of disas…
Publication
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…
This paper presents UNISDR's primary role in relation to loss and damage and elaborates on the actions UNISDR undertakes that could support and enhance the Warsaw Mechanism's Executive Committee plans on: (i) enhancing knowledge and understanding of comprehensive risk management approaches to address loss and damage associated with the adverse effects o…
… efforts which include a decisive departure from a sole focus on drought to a multi-hazard approach but he was clear that “the capacity issue is the main challenge” at … efforts which include a decisive departure from a sole focus on drought to a multi-hazard approach but he was clear that “the capacity issue is the main challenge” …
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…