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1 July 2016, GENEVA – The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) aim to reduce disaster losses in some of the world’s most hazard prone cities with the initial aid of a €6 million grant from the EU, over the next three years. Mr. Neven Mimica, European Commissioner for Internationa…
… IDNDR, highlighting countries’ disaster risks and natural hazards, such as cyclone, flood, landslide, wild fire, earthquake, volcano and drought, also mitigation measures … IDNDR, highlighting countries’ disaster risks and natural hazards, such as cyclone, flood, landslide, wild fire, earthquake, volcano and drought, also mitigation measures …
… GENEVA, 14 December 2011 - The UN office for disaster risk reduction, UNISDR, and ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability have … pilot test of the Local Government Self-Assessment Tool (LG-SAT) designed to help disaster risk reduction efforts in over 1,000 cities and local governments that have signed up to UNISDR's global "Making Cities Resilient" Campaign. LG-SAT has been made possible with funding from the World Bank's …
… UNISDR's "Making Cities Resilient" campaign received a significant boost today with the announcement that the Ibero-American Union of Municipalities (Unión Iberoamericana … and Spain today signed a partnership agreement with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), opening the way for the adoption and application of the