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… IOWave16 organised by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO and for the first time it will be monitored by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and partners as part of the build up to World Tsunami Awareness Day on November 5 and International Day for Disaster Reduction on October 13 which is focused this year on reducing disaster …
… their respective countries and localities. These included the provision of simple preparedness advice to protect property and food supplies as well as strengthening … United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC). … KUALA LUMPUR, 16 November 2016 – Asia’s most prolific … their respective countries and localities. These included the provision of simple preparedness advice to protect property and food supplies as well as strengthening …
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…
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14 November 2017
… the Summit, students participated in workshops on: learning from past disasters; disaster preparedness; and post-disaster response. They engaged in tsunami memorial … recognized change agents in the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the global plan to reduce disaster losses. “It is important that training begins with … to their communities as tsunami awareness leaders. The Summit issued a consolidated report -- the “Ambassador’s Note” -- which will be used by participating students for …
… event that caught the world off guard. The World Economic Forum’s 2020 Global Risks Report, for example, did not include pandemics in its list of 10 most likely risks. … the integration between the disaster and health management sectors, and in 2019, the release of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Health Emergency and … the integration between the disaster and health management sectors, and in 2019, the release of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Health Emergency and …
… 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 … “At the workshops, they thought about what each of them could do for disaster risk reduction based on what they have learned. I would like them to become adults like …
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…
Geneva – Parliamentarians from ten Asian countries have issued a call to national governments to allocate at least 1 per cent of the national budget and development funding for reducing disaster risk. The call came just days before negotiators gathered in Cancun, Mexico, for the sixteenth Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Conven…
… workshop: Component 1: Integrating DRR into the UNDAF/UNPAF Component 2: Emergency preparedness planning for UNCT Component 3: Planning for 2016 … Summary The Sendai … workshop: Component 1: Integrating DRR into the UNDAF/UNPAF Component 2: Emergency preparedness planning for UNCT Component 3: Planning for 2016 …