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ULAANBAATAR, 9 June 2016 – Mongolia has launched a new partnership between the public and private sectors to prevent and reduce disaster risks, as the country looks to protect its economic growth and address its changing hazard profile. The Government’s National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) initiated the Public-Private Partnership Platform for Di…
… cities in post-disaster contexts: Asuncion (Paraguay), Dakar (Senegal), Maputo (Mozambique), Port Villa (Vanuatu) using its City Resilience Profiling Programme (CRPP) … cities in post-disaster contexts: Asuncion (Paraguay), Dakar (Senegal), Maputo (Mozambique), Port Villa (Vanuatu) using its City Resilience Profiling Programme (CRPP) …
ULAANBAATAR, 14 October 2016 – Curbing deaths from disasters requires local authorities and other community partners to raise their capacity to manage risks and thereby ensure safe and sustainable development for their citizens. In Mongolia, the government has committed not only to national action but also to fostering cities’ capacity. “As about 80 pe…
… of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia.” Government and stakeholder representatives from around Asia, as well as several journalists, … of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia.” Government and stakeholder representatives from around Asia, as well as several journalists, …
ULAANBAATAR, 12 April 2017 – The Prime Minister of Mongolia, Mr. Jargaltulgyn Erdenebat, says his country is ready to share its vast experience of managing extreme hazards to support greater implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction across Asia. The Prime Minister revealed that this was one of the key motivations behind Mongoli…
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17 October 2019
The Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) report provides a snapshot of the latest DRR progress Mongolia has achieved under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework. It also highlights some of the key challenges surrounding the issue of creating coherence among the key global frameworks at the country level; and makes recommendations for strengthening the o…
… 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. However, … and manage the occurrence of such disasters. Key among them is the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 , which includes biological hazards, such as pandemics, as one of the main risks that countries ought to plan …
By Mami Mizutori No other region in the world illustrates the now chronic nature of displacement caused by extreme weather events and climate change more than Asia and the Pacific. Last year, 18.8 million people were forced to run for their lives from floods, storms and earthquakes in 135 countries across the globe. Once again, it was the most disast…
… to tackling rising inequality across Asia and the Pacific and to improving disaster-related statistics in the region at a high-level UN Policy forum in Bangkok … of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development including the global plan for reducing disaster losses, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. Economic losses from disasters are recognized as an issue for …
As a senior officer in the Disaster Risk Management Dept of Mongolia’s National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), one of Lt. Col Bazarragchaa Duudgai’s main priorities is to make disaster risk reduction (DRR) a priority for the 1.4 million people living in the Nation’s capital, Ulaanbaatar. ‘Urban areas are prone to hazardous events, mainly buildin…