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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…
Publication
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…
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…
This UNISDR briefing note is intended to inform delegates on disaster risk reduction in addressing climate change and to encourage further action through decisions taken at the previous Conference of the Parties (COP). This year, COP 20 in Lima will outline important measures for adapting to climate change which directly relate to disaster risk reductio…
GENEVA, 15 July 2014 – Local communities are already leading the way in adopting a holistic approach to development, the Preparatory Committee of the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction heard today. Mr. Erling Kvernevik, Senior Advisor at the Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection, said a quick look at what is happening day-in day-o…
News
14 July 2014
GENEVA, 14 July 2014 – Indicators for the Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction need to show what is happening locally as well as globally, the Preparatory Committee of the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction heard today. Such good risk information is vital for improved decision making to strengthen local resilience, Ecuador’s…
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…