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This report documents the assessment of the status of national disaster loss databases in 13 countries and presents lessons to guide the next generation of disaster loss accounting systems (DLAS). Monitoring disaster loss and damage is an integral part of risk governance, humanitarian programming, and public and private investments. Disasters of all dim…
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
and information local governments have self-reported to the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR). The brief highlights the Ten Essentials for Making Cities …
… and recommendations of advocates and practitioners. The Analysis section of this report draws from the wide range of reports and case studies and lessons learned from … focus on school safety outcomes. Key Committment to Outcomes include: (i) Assessment; (ii) Safe school facilities; (iii) School disaster management; (iv) Disaster risk reduction in school curricula. … ISDR Thematic …
… UNISDR secretariat to build a global partnership for mainstreaming gender issues into the disaster risk reduction process. Such efforts have become urgent because … key principle that informs the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action. … Good practices and lessons learned : This publication is part of ongoing … UNISDR secretariat to build a global partnership for mainstreaming gender issues into the disaster risk reduction process. Such efforts have become urgent because …
… 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 publication provides 35 good practices and lessons learned as concrete examples of how to make children safer in their …
… and also to strengthen existing ones. Governments increasingly recognize the need for comprehensive multi-stakeholder and multi-sectoral national coordinating mechanisms - National Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction - to reduce, prevent and manage the impact of natural hazards. 45 countries have already launched National Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction. Several other countries are in a process of establishing …
… All of society - the public and the private sector – ends up facing the consequences of disasters. It follows that all of society, the private sector included, has a role to play in reducing disaster risk. Natural hazards need not result automatically in disasters. Simple measures can …
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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 natural disasters. This volume communicates solutions to the problems associated with natural
… national, regional and international level on implementing the Hyogo Framework for Action and achieving the Millennium Development Goals. This journal aims to give voice … national, regional and international level on implementing the Hyogo Framework for Action and achieving the Millennium Development Goals. This journal aims to give voice …