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This monthly newsletter aims to highlight UNISDR activities around the world. This issue reports on: (i) the new global risk model planned by UNISDR and partners; (ii) Myanmar commitment to the Hyogo Framework for Action; (iii) Turkish quake highlighting building safety; (iv) floods and vulnerability in El Salvador; (v) children, workers hit by Asian fl…
A declaration by the Mayors and Local Government representatives together with National Government Officials emphasizing the importance of reducing disaster risk in Arab cities, in which the participants of the First Arab conference for disaster risk reduction recognize the vulnerability Arab cities and towns to disasters such as earthquakes, volcanoes,…
… Strategy for Disaster Reduction Secretariat in producing a regional Arab report on the same subject. To this effect, this regional workshop aims at developing … for Disaster Reduction due to take place in June 2009. 2. Review the regional report on the progress made towards the achievement of the HFA and promotion of … Strategy for Disaster Reduction Secretariat in producing a regional Arab report on the same subject. To this effect, this regional workshop aims at developing …
… League of Arab States (LAS) and UNISDR move one step closer to a plan of action on disaster risk reduction for the Arab region. The action plan is expected to be endorsed at the first-ever Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Arab region planned for 2012. Holding a series of consultations with disaster risk reduction experts in the region, UNISDR and LAS are developing the …
… could result in a doubling of the number of Arab countries that systematically report on disaster losses. UNISDR brought together over 40 participants from 15 Arab … countries in the regional meeting suggests that the number of Arab States that will report on disaster losses could double by 2013. Currently seven out of the 22 Arab … for the first time the Arab region was able to contribute to the Global Assessment Report on Disaster Reduction, presented in Geneva last May 2011. “If there is no …
GENEVA, 23 May 2013 - City mayors today urged national and international leaders to trust and invest more at the local level to transform rapidly expanding urban areas into safe and resilient 21st century cities. The 50-plus mayors from around the world who attended this week's 4th Global Platform were united in their message: the future of this planet…
… progress of disaster risk reduction efforts and review the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015 in the Arab region. It will also shape regional … progress of disaster risk reduction efforts and review the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015 in the Arab region. It will also shape regional …
Context The International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (launched by UN General Assembly in 2000) and the adoption by States of the “Hyogo Framework for Action 2010-2015: Building the Resilience of Nations and Communities to Disasters” (HFA) has provided strong impetus to the overall goal to ‘substantially reduce disaster losses in the social, economi…
On October 21, 2011, the Disaster Risk Reduction Unit at the Prime Minister’s Office and the UN held a one-day workshop on the role of the private sector in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and prevention. 33 stakeholders and representatives from private enterprises, insurance companies, international organizations, NGOs and the public sector participated…