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… sustainable. In a joint declaration wrapping up the three-day Pacific Platform for Disaster Risk Management, hosted by Fiji, the 17 countries reaffirmed their commitment to build … Risk Reduction. “I feel that here in the Pacific I am on the front line of the global struggle against climate change and disaster risk,” he said. Over the last 20 …
SUVA, 3 November 2015 – The 15,000 people of the Cook Islands, who inhabit 15 islands spread across an area of Pacific Ocean the size of Saudi Arabia, know from experience that a stronger and coordinated approach to disaster risk governance reduces distance and builds resilience. The Cook Islands’ Director of Emergency Management, Mr. Charles Carlson,…
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14 November 2017
… the Summit, students participated in workshops on: learning from past disasters; disaster preparedness; and post-disaster response. They engaged in tsunami memorial … recognized change agents in the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the global plan to reduce disaster losses. “It is important that training begins with … to their communities as tsunami awareness leaders. The Summit issued a consolidated report -- the “Ambassador’s Note” -- which will be used by participating students for …
… and reporting on progress in the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 was …
… from 48 countries to Japan, a country renowned for its disaster risk management and expertise on tsunami risk. The Summit brought together 244 overseas students and 135 students from Japan in the location where on November 5, 1854, a local leader … of protecting lives, building back better and improving preparedness for future disasters. They vowed to carry forward the spirit of Hamaguchi Goryo and implement …
… date. At the request of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) has facilitated consultations with countries and organizations at …
… of the impact of these changes. This document is an input paper of the 2015 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction. … This working paper analyses the objectives and …
… This study provides an analysis of the current level of integration of disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) in the region, with an … as move towards integrating their institutional platforms for DRR and CCA.   The report also outlines some of the challenges and barriers to integration, evolving good …
… and unpacks the drivers and process to develop Joint National Action Plans on Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change (JNAPs), primary disaster risk management … and limited sharing of expertise at national level; and contribute to the global post-2015 DRR agenda. … This study explores and unpacks the drivers and process …
… 4 cyclone, Tonga is now trained in the use of the new online tool for measuring disaster losses, the Sendai Framework Monitor. Rolling out the Sendai Framework Monitor is part of Pacific-wide efforts to implement the global plan for reducing disaster losses, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030. Senior disaster managers and statistics officers from ten …