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2 October 2015
EL SOLĺS, Guatemala, 2 October 2015 - The tiny community of El Solís in rural Guatemala is tapping into its local knowledge on biodiversity and maintaining a native seeds bank to help it cope with drought, food insecurity and climate change. El Solís is a small community of 51 families or 306 persons, located in the basin of the San Vicente River, Z…
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3 February 2016
KOBE, Japan, 3 February 2016 - The ten-year old International Recovery Platform is getting a new lease of life thanks to the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. The Sendai Framework, adopted by UN member States in March 2015, as a blueprint for reducing disaster losses places special emphasis on ensuring that capacities are in place for effect…
In order to promote the exchange of experiences and a coordinated response to the COVID-19 pandemic, representatives of the governing bodies for disaster risk management (DRM) of different countries in the Americas and Caribbean region met on April 14. This initiative, proposed and organized jointly by the UNDRR Regional Office for the Americas and the…
Duración: 16 meses.    Responsabilidades: Dentro del alcance de la autoridad delegada, el consultora deberá ser responsabe de la implementación del proyecto de preparación ante los desastres ECHO (DIPECHO) “Implementando el Marco de Sendai para la Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres a través de evidencias que hacen la diferencia”. El consultor facilita…
Duración: 17 meses. Responsabilidades: El consultor para la elaboración de material de visibilidad brindará apoyo técnico para la elaboración y diseño de materiales en el marco del proyecto DIPECHO “Implementar el Marco de Sendai para la RRD (reducción del riesgo de desastres) a través de evidencias que hacen la diferencia” y la ejecución de la Estrat…
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19 December 2018
Tokyo, 19 December 2018 –  The world must overcome “its desire to forget’ was the message from a leading Japanese advocate for tsunami risk awareness at the 2nd World Tsunami Museum Conference. Member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Teru Fukui, spoke of Japan’s national resilience movement, and extending the movement to the rest of the world. Mr.…
This publication aims to shed some light on women’s capabilities to take leading roles in building disaster resilience. It features women as drivers of change in different socio-economic contexts, and under various gender conditions. While the examples portrayed in the publication present a broad range of approaches to women-led disaster risk reduction…
This working paper analyses the objectives and rationale of tracking public investments on disaster risk reduction (DRR). The document also looks into the methodologies adopted for tracking public investments for various cross-cutting issues and reviews case studies on tracking public investments on DRR in different regions and countries. The author pr…