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Background In the Arab region, the League of Arab States (LAS) is taking the lead in promoting the integration of disaster risk reduction in key regional policies on climate change, environment and disaster management coordination mechanisms. It also supports and calls for the implementation of HFA at the regional and national levels and promotes the co…
… This report seeks to measure progress in the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) … submitted in the period 2005-2015 by 15 Arab countries. The main goal of this report is to provide an overview of trends in progress, challenges and gaps in … a global post 2015 framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in 2015. … This report seeks to measure progress in the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) …
… national and local levels throughout the Arab region on the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction, the successor of the Hyogo Framework for Action. This report … the Sharm el-Sheikh (Egypt) in 2014. It also informs and analyzes the challenges of disaster risks in the Arab region. It addresses climate, disaster risk management and governance. … This paper synthesizes the consultations …
… The study provides an assessment, interpretation and visualization of ten national disaster loss databases from the region (i.e.: Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Jordan, … Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia and Yemen) including damage and loss data from the previous thirty years. The publication further draws a picture on the practices and methodologies used for managing disaster data in the Arab region and additional statistics are provided to capture the …
… This brief gives an overview of the disaster trends and challenges across the Arab region, with a special emphasis on … for the Arab Sustainable Development Report. … This brief gives an overview of the disaster trends and challenges across the Arab region, with a special emphasis on …
… This publication provides a short overview of disaster risk reduction in the Arab region. It focuses on the major risks, why in particular cities …
… ready!" and the Mayors’ Statement on Resilient Cities at the Third Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, they resolve to 16 actions, including: … between 1% and 5 % of city’s annual budget for DRR, prepare at least one risk assessment report of the city, prepare city’s DRR strategy, implement at least one public …
The Arab region joins the rest of the world in facing an increase in natural hazards. The region is characterized by its harsh environment and has limited resilience to natural hazards events, which results in an increase in the number of natural disasters in the region. These disasters result from a group of factors including the increase in population…
… This Natural Disaster Risk Reduction Educational Kit (NDRR) in Arabic has been developed with the view to enhancing the coping capabilities of disaster prone communities in the Arab States region as well as the dissemination of …
… League of Arab States. The focus of this meeting will be to consult governments and key stakeholder engaged in disaster risk reduction in the region on the way forward to … in the Arab region. The meeting will bring together Arab member states and key stakeholders to receive suggestions and advice on the preparatory aspects of the … on DRR 2030 and its Plan of Action 2018-2020. Update governments and partners on key process such as Sendai Monitoring; implementation of disaster loss databases to …