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2021 003 Call for Proposals (Grants out) UNDRR is the United Nations’ focal point for the coordination of disaster risk reduction, working with countries and a broad range of partners and stakeholders to support the implementation, monitoring and review of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 in coherence with the 2030 Agenda and…
2021 004 Call for Proposals (Grants out) UNDRR is the United Nations’ focal point for the coordination of disaster risk reduction, working with countries and a broad range of partners and stakeholders to support the implementation, monitoring and review of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 in coherence with the 2030 Agenda and…
Chisinau municipality is the first city in the Republic of Moldova to join the UNDRR flagship initiative – Making Cities Resilient 2030 and the first city to use the Preliminary Disaster  Resilience Scorecard for Cities and the Public Health Addendum. The main resilience challenges in the Chisinau municipality: 1. Resilience is not perceived as an inte…
Explore the multimedia version Some of the most important risks faced by humankind today are environment-related: extreme weather, biodiversity loss, natural hazards, and human-made environmental disasters. In large part, the rising risks are the result of environmental degradation occurring worldwide due to increased human activity. However, these ris…
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15 June 2021
The GAR Special Report on Drought 2021 shows the impact of drought on society and the environment. It explains how the decisions we make contribute to drought risk. How we manage and prepare for drought can affect achievement of the SDGs.
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Closing date:
14 July 2021
PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICER, P4, JO 156802, Geneva Please apply here Org. Setting and Reporting Created in December 1999, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) is the designated focal point in the United Nations system for the coordination of efforts to reduce disasters and to ensure synergies among the disaster reduction a…
The UN agency responsible for leading global disaster risk management today warned that drought affects more people than any other slow onset disaster and will determine the course of human development in the coming years as the climate emergency worsens. “Drought is on the verge of becoming the next pandemic and there is no vaccine to cure it. Drough…
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17 July 2021
ASSOCIATE COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER (Campaigns), P2, Geneva, JO 157366 Please apply here Org. Setting and Reporting Created in December 1999, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) is the designated focal point in the United Nations system for the coordination of efforts to reduce disasters and to ensure synergies among the di…
Registration CLOSED Date, Time and Venue   Date: 23 - 25 June 2021 Time: 13.00 - 17.00 hours (Bangkok Time, UTC+7) Venue: Virtually (Zoom)   Background   Rapid urbanisation has a potential to make countries productive and prosperous. On the other hand, at present, most of the cities are totally unprepared to handle multiple challenges associate…
With over 2400 participants from about 149 countries and territories, the first session of a new joint certification programme was held in June, focusing on an overall course introduction and key topics. Under the theme of “Build back better: Harnessing South-South cooperation and risk reduction planning for resilient and healthy cities in the post COVI…