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Vacancy
Closing date:
02 April 2012
Background The position is located in the UNISDR Global Training Institute in Incheon. The incumbent will report to the Chief of UNISDR Office for Northeast Asia at Incheon and under the direct supervision of the Programme Officer, is required to perform the following functions:Processing of communications: • Responds or drafts responses to a wide range…
19 October 2018, Geneva – Put local communities at the heart of their disaster risk reduction plans and action. This was the call from the Permanent Representative of Indonesia to the UN in Geneva, Ambassador Andreano Erwin at an event, "Strengthening the Role of National and Local Governments in Reducing Economic Losses and Building DRR Capacity." Th…
… date. At the request of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) has facilitated consultations with countries and organizations at …
News
20 October 2011
GENEVA, 20 October 2011 - Earlier today, Thailand’s Prime Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, said it was impossible to protect all of Bangkok from the worst floods in decades, describing the situation as a national crisis. "We cannot block the water forever. The longer we block the water the higher it gets. We need areas where water can be drained so it ca…