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This report profiles the frequency, location and severity of natural hazards across Africa, a continent that holds half of the world’s most risk-prone countries, and is experiencing a rising number of disasters. The report examines risk drivers that exacerbate natural hazards’ impacts on populations, and analyses the state of Africa’s preparedness again…
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16 December 2016
Note: a newer version of this document is available here. The Comprehensive School Safety framework aims to reduce the risks of all hazards to the education sector. The update for 2017 brings into focus child-centered and evidence-based efforts to promote disaster risk reduction throughout the education sector and to assure universal access to quality…
This publication gives an overview of “Strengthened Disaster Risk Reduction in Central Asia and the Caucasus through greater fostering of the Hyogo Framework for Action priorities” activities in eight project cities of Armenia, Georgia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. The project is implemented by UNISDR with financial support of the European Commission’s Hu…
UNISDR presents AGREED, an informative bimestrial bulletin created for parliamentarians interested in being connected with the Disaster Risk Reduction community. Through AGREED, UNISDR's Parliamentarian Initiative commits to support parliamentarians in implementing the Sendai Framework, facilitating a space for opinions, news and for sharing best practi…