Results for " "

Displaying 8 of about 8 results
… that avoid jargon and focus on explaining the potential impacts of incoming weather hazards such as storms and floods with simple language and colour coding, is a prime … of what works when it comes to lowering the threat of natural and man-made hazards. This year’s focus is on disaster mortality, which is also the first target of … just as a storm rolls in. Meteoalarm is also planning to expand its pallet of hazards to the technical kind, such as nuclear or chemical threats. “You have to think …
Vacancy
Closing date:
27 July 2009
… Duties and responsibilities Under the overall guidance of the UNISDR Regional coordinator and the World Bank GFDRR … to contribute to the implementation of the World Bank/UNISDR South Eastern Europe Disaster Risk Mitigation and Adaptation Programme (SEEDRMAP) the Consultant will, … that contributed to the programme implementation. This also implies drafting a mission’s agenda and itinerary. - Building a structured-questionnaire for interviews …
Publication
8 June 2011
This book was published for launch at the third Session of Global Platform for Disaster Reduction (GPDR) and it is the latest in a series of volumes addressing natural disasters, and how their impact can be reduced by effective capacity building and prevention strategies. The book presents a selection of examples and experiences of disaster reduction t…
… key elements, which cover climate change adaptation (CCA), sustainable development, risk assessment, governance, urban planning, mapping, floods, public awareness, … organizations; (viii) a presentation of the city of Dubrovnik and its knowledge on disaster and reconstruction from earthquakes; (ix) the outcomes of an information … working group; (xi) the outcomes of a climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction (DRR) working group ; (xii) a briefing on the preparation of the …
… This report analyses disaster risks for South Eastern Europe at both the country and … and regional issues and potential areas of cooperation are addressed. The report was developed by the South Eastern Europe Disaster Risk Mitigation and … (SEEDRMAI), an initiative of the World Bank and UN/ISDR secretariat. … This report analyses disaster risks for South Eastern Europe at both the country and …
Background The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 is the first major agreement of the post-2015 development agenda, with seven global targets and four priorities for action. It is a 15-year, voluntary, non-binding agreement which recognizes that the State has the primary role to reduce disaster risk but that responsibility should b…
… of the team, their professionalism and commitment." He expects that the final report will influence the debate on any new monitoring tool which might accompany the … management and building resilience to disasters in the EU Member States. "The final report will feed into the discussion on the post-HFA framework and our ongoing work at … in Skopje in 2011. The review was financed by the European Commission and the final report will be available early in 2013. It will be presented at the Global Platform …
DUBROVNIK – The UNESCO World Heritage Site city of Dubrovnik, globally celebrated for its rich past and environmental beauty, is taking steps to ensure its future is safeguarded from the threat of disaster. The city, which has been an active member of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction’s (UNISDR) “Making City Resilient” campaign is taking a seri…