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Background This National workshop on “Global risk assessment framework -Strengthening Methods for Risk Analysis & Risk data governance in Sudan” is being organized jointly by the National Council of Civil Defence, the Government of Sudan, and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR). The adoption of the Sendai Framework for Dis…
The Resilience Building and Disaster Response Management in the Indian Ocean (RDRM-IO) programme UNDRR component was launched on 22 March 2022. The objective of the UNDRR component is to improve Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) understanding and governance capacities of the island states of Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, and Seychelles through activities…
Background: Women, girls, boys, men, and people of diverse gender identities have distinct vulnerabilities in each context that shape the way that they experience and recover from disaster impacts. Effective disaster risk reduction requires meaningful and diverse participation, engagement, and leadership, through an inclusive and accessible, all-of-soci…
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2 March 2022
The report provides information on the estimated amount of national DRR and CCA expenditures from both internal and external sources. Employing a risk-sensitive budget review (RSBR) methodology, the review tags domestic resources, allocated both directly and indirectly, and international finances such as ODA and other official flows towards DRR and CCA…
On 4 January 2022, UNDRR accompanied an Italian delegation led by the Director Mr. Luca Maestripieri from the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) to the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Climate Prediction and Application Centre (ICPAC) in Nairobi, Kenya. The delegation visited the situation room of the ICPAC Disaster Oper…
On 28 February 2022, the official handover ceremony for the Africa Multi-hazard Early Warning and Early Action System (AMHEWAS) Situation Room for Disaster Risk Reduction took place. The ceremony was held at the African Union Commission (AUC) headquarters in Addis Ababa Ethiopia with H.E. Marina Sereni, Vice Minister of Italian Ministry of Foreign Affai…
Background The Arab Region is considered one of the world's major climate change hotspots and highly vulnerable to the negative impacts of global warming. Depending on the extent of climatic disruption, the consequences of climate change are expected to worsen already critical situations present in the region, and function as a risk multiplier to dis…
In response to the need to support efficient implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the Sendai Framework in sub-Saharan Africa, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) is supporting closer engagement of DRR and CCA practices, communities, and institutions. This is aimed at fostering coherent implementation of DRR and CCA measures, t…
In response to the need to support efficient implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the Sendai Framework in sub-Saharan Africa, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) is supporting closer engagement of DRR and CCA practices, communities, and institutions. This is aimed at fostering coherent implementation of DRR and CCA measures, t…
In response to the need to support efficient implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the Sendai Framework in sub-Saharan Africa, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) is supporting closer engagement of DRR and CCA practices, communities, and institutions. This is aimed at fostering coherent implementation of DRR and CCA measures, t…