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8 March 2017
The year 2016 was transformative for UNISDR - internally, UNISDR aligned its work in support of the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 with the organisational vision of its new senior management team. This resulted in the implementation of a new Strategic Framework 2016-2021, Work Programme 2016-2019 and a chang…
This document summarizes the range of national institutions involved in in-country capacity development for disaster/emergency management and disaster risk reduction and provides an inventory institutes. The summary is based on the 2014 project report Building Capacities for Resilience in Countries and Cities: Are National Training Institutions Capable…
This document summarizes and lists the range regional and international partners providing capacity building on disaster risk reduction. The summary is based on the 2014 project report Building Capacities for Resilience in Countries and Cities: Are National Training Institutions Capable and Prepared to meet the Challenges? commissioned by UNISDR ONEA-G…
The Enel Foundation offered training courses during 2016 to more than 200 students from several prestigious academic institutions. The project aims to raise the interest and awareness on resilience across sectors with a specific focus on strategic and operational issues. The training opportunity is designed for MBA and PhD Programs and will be replicate…
This companion guide on design and conduct of simulation exercises is part of the Words into Action Guideline series on practical implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction Priority 4 component on enhancing disaster preparedness for effective response. It consists of three main sections: General Information on Simulation Exercise…
This Strategic Approach to Capacity Development for Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction seeks to establish among all stakeholders a common understanding of capacity development within the disaster risk reduction (DRR) context. By characterizing outstanding capacity development needs in light of common obstacles and constra…
The Words into Action (WiA) guidelines are designed to provide practical guidance on disaster risk reduction topics. The present guidelines are designed to support countries in developing a national disaster risk reduction strategy that is aligned with the Sendai Framework. This guideline complements the ‘Words into Action implementation guide for loca…
This paper is prompted by critical awareness that the aspirations of both the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development hinge substantially on advancements in (sub)national resilience building. It also recognises the heightened urgency for strengthened resilience capability in developing countries, as w…