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This publication features 50 good practices, tools and initiatives that were supported under the 2015-2016 DIPECHO Action Plan. These contribute to the implementation of the Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM) Strategy 2014-2024 and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030. All initiatives in the publication are associated to one o…
To guide Europe’s implementation of the four priorities of action and seven global targets of the Sendai Framework, the European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction (EFDRR) agreed to develop a roadmap that will focus on activities for the immediate period 2015 – 2030 and provide an overview for the entire 15-year span of the Framework. To provide a start…
This Summary Report addresses the key findings of the Sendai Framework Data Readiness Review, a review of the readiness of countries to report against the global targets of the Sendai Framework. Effective monitoring of progress in achieving the global targets of the Sendai Framework and disasterrelated SDGs, is predicated on the availability, accessibil…
The Greater Paris Region and MASA Group have been working alongside to test contingency plans with the artificial intelligent simulation platform MASA SYNERGY. As a result these contingency plans were updated. In a second stage, senior crisis staff, emergency services personnel and the private sector were trained to deal with the impact of this continge…
The communication guidelines presented in this report build on the systematization of good practices on DRR communication in the Caribbean region, by presenting guidelines to expand and replicate the good practices in a systematic, consistent manner. The guidelines aim to support mutual reinforcement of the good practices and enhanced effectiveness. The…
NEW: Updated version (ver 1.1) will be available soon with more practical information including screenshots of the online monitoring system (https://sendaimonitor.unisdr.org/). Collection of Technical Notes on Data and Methodology On 2 February 2017, in adopting Resolution A/RES/71/276, the United Nations General Assembly endorsed the Report of the…
This document is the sixth in a series of special topics for consideration, as part of the Words into Action Guidelines on National Disaster Risk Assessment published by UNISDR. This section provides a general introduction for non-specialists to some of the main concepts involved in data management for national risk assessments. Data management is an i…
This document is the eighth in a series of special topics for consideration, as part of the Words into Action Guidelines on National Disaster Risk Assessment published by UNISDR. This section provides a general introduction for the use of crowdsourcing as an approach to gathering information for risk assessment, which has benefits not only for gathering…
Bogotá, capital of Colombia, with 8.2 million inhabitants by 2018, has a system to report different types of emergencies (Information System for Risk Management and Climate Change — SIRE), collecting information since 2002. This work presents the results of a project in which more than 200 thousand emergency records were transformed into a DesInventa…
Disasters represent a serious threat to cultural heritage by causing permanent damages or the destruction of entire areas where movable and immovable cultural goods are located. Moreover, inadequate emergency operations can intensify what natural injuries have already done. The need to provide an immediate response can lead first responders to take wro…