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NAIROBI, 21 June 2016 – Members of parliament from across Central Africa are stepping up their region’s drive to curb the impact of natural and man-made hazards by implementing the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. The Parliamentarians Network for Resilience to Disasters in Central Africa, known by its French acronym REPARC, was set up last…
YAOUNDE, 13 February 2017 – Collective action by regional organisations is a key means to help countries reduce their risk of disasters, and the Economic Community of Central African States is stepping up its efforts to rein in the impact of hazards amid rising pressure from climate change. The ECCAS secretariat, plus its 11 member states and partners…
Poste vacant: ISDR/C/10/13 Valeurs fondamentales des N.U. : Respect • Professionnalisme • Respect de la diversité Contexte : La Stratégie Internationale de Prévention des Catastrophes (SIPC) est une plateforme Multidisciplinaire et multipartite qui permet aux communautés d'accroitre leur résilience face aux risques naturels, technologiques et environ…
Vacancy
Closing date:
22 January 2012
Assignment start date: 1 February 2012United Nations Core Values:Integrity,  Professionalism, Respect for diversityBackground The International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) is a multi-disciplinary and multistakeholder platform to enable societies to increase their resilience to natural, technological and environmental disasters and reduce asso…
Publication
24 January 2019
This country risk profile for Gabon, provides a comprehensive view of hazard, risk and uncertainties for floods and droughts in a changing climate, with projections for the period 2050-2100. The risk assessment considers a large number of possible scenarios, their likelihood, and associated impacts. A significant amount of scientific information on haza…
Vacancy
Closing date:
23 November 2008
Vacancy Notice number: ISDR/C/12/2008Background and Context The International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) is a multi-disciplinary and multi-stakeholder platform to enable societies to increase their resilience to natural, technological and environmental disasters and to reduce associated environmental, human and economic and social losses.…
Vacancy
Closing date:
04 April 2010
Vacancy number: ISDR/C/09/2010Background The International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) is a multi-disciplinary and multi-stakeholder platform to enable societies to increase their resilience to natural, technological and environmental disasters and to reduce associated environmental, human and economic and social risk and losses. A range of U…
Publication
4 March 2020
This report provides an analysis of public investment planning for disaster risk reduction (DRR) in Gabon and informs on the level of public investment in DRR in the country. This is done using a risk-sensitive budget review (RSBR) that applies the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Development Assistance Committee (DAC) DRR p…
In 2018, as part of the “Building Disaster Resilience to Natural Hazards in Sub-Saharan African Regions, Countries and Communities” programme, UNDRR, with the help of CIMA Research Foundation, VU Amsterdam, and Wageningen University and Research developed country risk profiles based on a probabilistic risk assessment methodology for floods and droughts…
Vacancy
Closing date:
26 March 2019
Result of service The consultants will provide technical support on disaster risk reduction to the Secretariats of The East African Community (EAC), The Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD). This will strengthen disaster ris…