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The disaster risk reduction (DRR) status report provides a snapshot of the state of DRR in Myanmar under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030. It also highlights progress and challenges associated with ensuring coherence among the key global frameworks at the national level; and makes recommendations for str…
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26 November 2010
This recovery status report focuses on the intensive recovery interventions of the international humanitarian community and the Government of Myanmar following the unprecedented damages and losses caused by Nargis. It addresses the need to give priority to long-term recovery activities such as livelihood strengthening, community infrastructure and disas…
This study aims to assess shelter recovery in the Delta and its resilience for future disasters, thus addressing the priorities for action III and IV of the Hyogo Framework of Action (HFA), and to provide added value by facilitating a system wide analysis and a study of the recovery process with a focus on 'building back better'. The findings from this…
This new monthly newsletter aims to highlight UNISDR activities around the world. This issue reports on: (i) the international disaster reduction day; (ii) UNISDR Support Group meeting; (iii) the Special Representative of the Secretary General for disaster risk reduction (DRR) visit to Pakistan and Myanmar; (iv) the DRR focus at Horn of Africa Summit; (…
This monthly newsletter aims to highlight UNISDR activities around the world. This issue reports on: (i) the new global risk model planned by UNISDR and partners; (ii) Myanmar commitment to the Hyogo Framework for Action; (iii) Turkish quake highlighting building safety; (iv) floods and vulnerability in El Salvador; (v) children, workers hit by Asian fl…
This monthly newsletter highlights UNISDR activities around the world. This issue reports on: (i) the Global Platform 2013 plenary session on the private sector for resilient societies; (ii) the adoption of the United Nations Plan of Action on Disaster Risk Reduction for Resilience; (iii) the adoption of the Arab Declaration on Disaster Risk Reduction i…
ISDR Thematic Platform for Knowledge and Education 2012: This desk review revisits existing reports about all aspects of school safety, gathered from 81 countries, and refers to the key advocacy and guidance documents for school safety of the past 7 years to develop an analysis that reflects the best practices in achieving the goals of comprehensive sch…