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The policy brief informs local policymakers about the current trends and activities taking place in selected cities that have signed up to the Making Cities Resilient Campaign since 2010. The Summary draws largely on the findings of the Making Cities Resilient Report 2012, as well as interviews and information local governments have self-reported to the…
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5 February 2009
… This book was produced to mark the end of the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR), a United Nations initiative to reduce the negative effects of …
… and communities in disaster recovery assistance - Contingency plans for coping with disasters: A need that cannot be postponed - Agents of Change: The Role of Children … the case of the Dominican Republic - Not everything is climate change’s fault! Disasters in the Region: - Hurricane season 2009 in the Caribbean ISDR Global: - World Disaster Reduction Campaign 2008-2009 - Reducing disasters and avoiding economic and environmental losses: A priority in the Americas - …
… Strengthening connections between communities and local government - Fiji: Beyond early warning and response: Risk-sensitive local development - France: Memo’Risks: Students survey community risk knowledge - Indonesia: Many partners, one system: An integrated Flood Early Warning System (FEWS) for Jakarta - Indonesia: The …
… This is the 2nd edition of the Disaster Risk Management Program for Priority Countries, originally published by GFDRR in 2009. … programmes missing in the first edition (Burkina Faso, Malawi, Mali, Senegal, and Philippines, as well as an update of the DRM Country Program for Haiti (to take …
Publication
8 June 2011
… process for the GPDR. Its subject also considers issues discussed in related publications of ISDR partners. Finally, it contributes to the comprehensive range of … process for the GPDR. Its subject also considers issues discussed in related publications of ISDR partners. Finally, it contributes to the comprehensive range of …
The updated Suriname Country Document on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) analyses the status of disaster risk reduction at the district and community levels, namely the two districts of Para and Commewijne, and pilots the Criteria to Identify Key Actions for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Planning.  The study identified hazards randing from flooding, coas…
Chile complies with seven of the nine criteria of climate change vulnerability according to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Consequently, Chile has a National Policy for Disaster Risk Management and a National Strategic Plan that was developed by the National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, an entity formed in Chile sinc…
… a disaster risk reduction approach. Actions Promoted SICA Regional Contingency Plan against COVID19 The Regional Contingency Plan, designed to complement national efforts … and recovery to the design and development of activities and programmes for mitigation and prevention.They also insisted on the need of a systemic approach to … were organized for the citizens of the region. Comprehensive and collaborative mitigation response and strategy. The consolidation of regional information through …
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,…