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This event will be hosted by the UK Health Protection Agency in collaboration with WHO and UNISDR. The event will include keynote speeches from influential figures involved in international and national efforts to reduce local and national disaster risks and other emergencies. Several key initiatives will be launched, including the announcement of a The…
The successor to the Hyogo Framework for Action will be agreed at the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Japan in March 2015. The critical need for science and evidence and the need for a mechanism for international science advice for Disaster Risk Management (DRM) have been raised in many of the negotiations taking place ahead of the World…
Exploring the concept of resilience as a useful framework of analysis for how society can cope with the threat of natural and human induced hazards. Despite resilience having been widely adopted in research, policy and practice to describe the way in which they would like to reduce our society’s susceptibility to the threat posed by hazards, there is li…
… increased infrastructure and ICT spending in the implementation of technologies for a wide range of city services such as healthcare, traffic, police, fire, citizen … – targeting both international and Korean public and private sector. About the Tech for DRR session  On day two under Stream One on Smart Governance, UNISDR ONEA-GETI brought its Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction seminar series to the conference to present on …
… a meeting of European National Platforms and Focal Points from 11 – 13 November 2009 in London. The objectives of this meeting are to: -    discuss advances on the … in the HFA mid-term review The Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015: Building the Resilience of Nations and Communities to Disaster, adopted at the World Conference on … in the HFA mid-term review The Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015: Building the Resilience of Nations and Communities to Disaster, adopted at the World Conference on …