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ALMATY, Kazakhstan, 25 July 2016 – A new partnership between the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and the European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) will help prevent and reduce disaster risk in the Central Asia and South Caucasus (CASC) region. The initiative will support the establishment of regional co…
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15 June 2015
TBILISI, 15 June 2015 – The flood tragedy that has rocked Tbilisi, killing at least 15 people, is symbolised by the death or escape of hundreds of animals from the Georgian capital’s zoo, throwing the spotlight squarely on what needs to be done to protect such sites. The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction -- a wide-ranging international agree…
TBLISI, 27 July 2015 – The city of Tblisi is moving to strengthen its readiness to deal with natural and technological hazards while memories of last month’s flash flooding remain fresh. The leadership of the Georgian capital, along with their counterparts in Gori from the eastern part of the country, have also expressed pride in applying the Sendai Fr…
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9 November 2015
TBILISI, 9 November 2015 - Reporters from main TV, radio and print media organisations in Georgia met over the weekend to discuss reporting on disasters as part of a growing global effort to improve disaster risk communication as called for in the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, adopted earlier this year. The training for 25 journalists w…
TBILISI, 11 November 2015 – Officials from Central Asia and the South Caucasus have come together to craft a roadmap to make the region’s cities more resilient by implementing the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. Drawing delegates from host country Georgia and Caucasus neighbour Armenia, as well as Central Asian states Kazakhstan and Kyrgy…
STEPANAVAN, Armenia, 12 November 2015 – A global campaign that unites almost 3,000 cities dedicated to reducing urban disaster risk has sharpened its focus on Central Asia and the South Caucasus thanks to a regional role model. The move marks a key step in the development of Making Cities Resilient campaign, launched by the UN in 2010. The flagship pro…
… as strengthening existing frameworks to remain relevant with respect to emerging hazards. Significantly, one-third of the countries responding to this Baseline Survey … as strengthening existing frameworks to remain relevant with respect to emerging hazards. Significantly, one-third of the countries responding to this Baseline Survey …
Vacancy
Closing date:
02 May 2010
Vacancy Notice number: ISDR/C/11/2010Background 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 to reduce associated environmental, human and economic and social risk and losses. A rang…
Vacancy
Closing date:
25 April 2010
… Vacancy number: ISDR/C/12/2010 Background The International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) is a multi-disciplinary and multistakeholder platform to enable … disasters and to reduce associated environmental, human and economic and social risk and losses. A range of United Nations organizations and international partners …
This publication gives an overview of “Strengthened Disaster Risk Reduction in Central Asia and the Caucasus through greater fostering of the Hyogo Framework for Action priorities” activities in eight project cities of Armenia, Georgia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. The project is implemented by UNISDR with financial support of the European Commission’s Hu…