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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…
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…
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 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…
ABUJA, 15 May 2014 - From school to university education, from early warning to data collection, and from national development plans to community-based participation, Ethiopia has made solid gains in implementing the Hyogo Framework for Action, the global agreement on disaster risk reduction adopted in 2005. Yesterday was a day for sharing HFA experien…
GENEVA, 16 January 2014 – A comprehensive study has outlined the path towards a standardized European approach to systematically record and manage disaster loss databases. The report, titled ‘Recording Disaster Losses: Recommendations for a European approach’, is in response to the European Union’s desire to find a mechanism to record systematically di…
GENEVA, 20 January 2014 – The future resilience of the planet rests upon shortening the distance between emerging scientific evidence and actionable policy. A High-Level Panel, titled ‘Perspectives on the Value of Earth Observations’, agreed on the importance of the “usability of information” in the International Strategy of Disaster Reduction and othe…