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… Commission aiming to improve the understanding of, and capacity to, address disaster risks and build resilience at the local level, including in crisis-prone … population of 55 million by building the capacity of local governments to address disaster risk reduction and resilience. Beneficiary cities face a range of hazards, … Commission aiming to improve the understanding of, and capacity to, address disaster risks and build resilience at the local level, including in crisis-prone …
Good practices and lessons learned, a publication of the “Global network of NGOs” for disaster risk reduction. This publication is a joint effort of the Global Network of NGOs for Disaster Risk Reduction, an emerging network of national and international NGOs aiming to reduce disaster risk worldwide. The idea of publishing a compilation of good practice…
This publication provides 35 good practices and lessons learned as concrete examples of how to make children safer in their classrooms and educate them about disasters.
… This newsletter highlights UNISDR activities around the world. This issue reports on: (i) praises for Pacific disaster risk management and climate change strategy; (ii) the launch of a survey on disability …
… aims to shed some light on women’s capabilities to take leading roles in building disaster resilience. It features women as drivers of change in different … in the publication present a broad range of approaches to women-led disaster risk reduction across humanitarian, environmental and development sectors, a single common …
Stamford (USA), Puerto Montt (Chile) and Luanda (Angola) cities held workshops with multiple stakeholders to complete the United Nations City Disaster Resilience Scorecard. The workshops were notable in identifying both technical requirements, and also gaps in understanding and communications between different agencies. These gaps, if left unaddressed,…
… hurricane. This document is a background paper of the 2015 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction. … This document asks if transformation pathways for … hurricane. This document is a background paper of the 2015 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction. …
This report contains a synopsis of volcanism from a hazard and risk perspective and highlights the wide range of hazards posed by volcanoes and describes their diverse impacts on communities. This technical report complements a shorter summary background paper focussed on the GAR15 agenda and designed for a wider non-technical readership. The document…
This report contains a synopsis of volcanism from a hazard and risk perspective and highlights the wide range of hazards posed by volcanoes and describes their diverse impacts on communities This summary report complements a longer technical background paper. The document identifies the following pillars for risk reduction concerning volcanic risks: I…
This study examines areas in Africa, South America and the Arab region subject to different levels of both land degradation (LD) and agricultural drought hazard (ADH). The authors estimate crop losses related to the impacts of drought and land degradation combined. The conclusions warn that drought and land degradation could impact the aspirations for…