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… 1 July 2016, GENEVA – The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme … risk reduction strategies by 2020 as called for in the Sendai Framework, the global blueprint for reducing disaster losses. Making cities and communities resilient …
… 3 November 2016, GENEVA - Singapore and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) have renewed their partnership to strengthen the disaster risk management capacity of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and … 2016 provided practical support and knowledge for the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction to participants from 18 countries, namely …
Volcanic ash is an excellent archetype of an ‘extensive hazard’. Ash fall occurs frequently and intermittently during volcanic eruptions, and populations in close proximity to persistently-active volcanoes report ash impacts and distribution that have complex spatial patterns. This is reflected in high-resolution modelling of ash dispersion that integra…
… Good practices and lessons learned, a publication of the “Global network of NGOs” for disaster risk … Global Network of NGOs for Disaster Risk Reduction, an emerging network of national and international NGOs aiming to reduce disaster risk worldwide. The idea of … community level. It makes the case for increased community-oriented DRR action, and is aimed to stimulate more interest in the subject from donors, policy makers, as …
… This report contains a synopsis of volcanism from a hazard and risk perspective and highlights the wide range of hazards posed by volcanoes and … This document is a background paper of the 2015 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction. … This report contains a synopsis of volcanism from a hazard … This document is a background paper of the 2015 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction. …
… This report contains a synopsis of volcanism from a hazard and risk perspective and highlights the wide range of hazards posed by volcanoes and … This document is a background paper of the 2015 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction. … This report contains a synopsis of volcanism from a hazard … This document is a background paper of the 2015 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction. …
… This is the 2nd edition of the Disaster Risk Management Program for Priority Countries, originally published by GFDRR in 2009. … the agendas and prioritize interventions. … This is the 2nd edition of the Disaster Risk Management Program for Priority Countries, originally published by GFDRR in 2009. …
… in the Americas, and discusses experiences, achievements and challenges in disaster risk reduction (DRR) of all the countries in the region. The report provides summaries … for DRR, and implemented projects and international cooperation in disaster risk management. … This report describes major activities and events related to the … in the Americas, and discusses experiences, achievements and challenges in disaster risk reduction (DRR) of all the countries in the region. The report provides summaries …
… of the 1997-98 El Niño, as well as the climate-related early warning and natural disaster preparedness systems in the following locations in order to improve their ENSO (El … research and policy needs and presented ideas for developing regional and national disaster preparedness plans for ENSO’s warm (El Niño) and cold (La Niña) events and …
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10 November 2011
… to data culled by the UN disaster reduction office for the 2011 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction. In the Caribbean, 500,000 students had their … to data culled by the UN disaster reduction office for the 2011 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction. In the Caribbean, 500,000 students had their …