FILTERS

Results for " "

Displaying 10 of about 22 results
… explored some of the many opportunities of reporting on the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction – a 15-year agreement adopted by the … explored some of the many opportunities of reporting on the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction – a 15-year agreement adopted by the …
KUROSHIO, Japan, 1 December 2016 – Hundreds of high school students from around the world have pledged to step up efforts to reduce disaster risk, at a global gathering held to mark the first edition of World Tsunami Awareness Day. The 25-26 November High School Students Summit in the southern Japanese town of Kuroshio brought together 360 young people…
… with civil society, the private sector and other stakeholders.” Ms. Kamal said the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction – a 15-year global agreement that aims to … with civil society, the private sector and other stakeholders.” Ms. Kamal said the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction – a 15-year global agreement that aims to …
Vacancy
Closing date:
14 August 2009
… or coping with disaster risk or vulnerabilities. In the first nine months of 2008, disasters across Asia and the Pacific accounted for 37% of the world’s total, … affected, and over 87% of overall economic damage. Recent studies also prove that disasters continue to disproportionately affect the poor, in the poorest countries. … between 1990 and 2005 the region’s high-income economies lost just 8,881 lives in disasters. With few financial assets or options to diversify their livelihoods the …
WAKAYAMA, 5 November, 2018 - This year’s High School Students Summit for World Tsunami Awareness Day attracted 379 students from 48 countries to Japan, a country renowned for its disaster risk management and expertise on tsunami risk. The Summit brought together 244 overseas students and 135 students from Japan in the location where on November 5, 1854…
VIENTIANE, 8 August 2019 – As the Government of Lao People's Democratic Republic continues its recovery from the floods of 2018, it is seeking to lessen the risk of future disasters. To accomplish this, the Lao Government and the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction jointly organized a national workshop that brought together development partners and go…
This document reflects the inputs received from an extensive multi-stakeholder consultations process involving governments, organizations and various networks in the Asia-Pacific region from March 2012 to date. At the request of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) has facilitated consultations wit…
ISDR Thematic Platform for Knowledge and Education 2012: This desk review revisits existing reports about all aspects of school safety, gathered from 81 countries, and refers to the key advocacy and guidance documents for school safety of the past 7 years to develop an analysis that reflects the best practices in achieving the goals of comprehensive sch…