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… sustainable. In a joint declaration wrapping up the three-day Pacific Platform for Disaster Risk Management, hosted by Fiji, the 17 countries reaffirmed their commitment to build … Risk Reduction. “I feel that here in the Pacific I am on the front line of the global struggle against climate change and disaster risk,” he said. Over the last 20 …
… 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 …
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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 …
… and reporting on progress in the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 was …
… 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, a local leader … of protecting lives, building back better and improving preparedness for future disasters. They vowed to carry forward the spirit of Hamaguchi Goryo and implement …
… 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 …
… This study provides an analysis of the current level of integration of disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) in the region, with an … as move towards integrating their institutional platforms for DRR and CCA.   The report also outlines some of the challenges and barriers to integration, evolving good …
… 4 cyclone, Tonga is now trained in the use of the new online tool for measuring disaster losses, the Sendai Framework Monitor. Rolling out the Sendai Framework Monitor is part of Pacific-wide efforts to implement the global plan for reducing disaster losses, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030. Senior disaster managers and statistics officers from ten …
To celebrate the 2010 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, UNISDR, in collaboration with regional partners, is holding a regional drawing competition for school children in the capital of each country in the Pacific, with the theme: “Making the Pacific Resilient: My Community is Getting Ready!”. The Pacific Drawing Competition 2010 aims to pr…
With technical support from UNISDR and SPC/SOPAC, the governments of Pacific Island Countries (Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federal States of Micronesia (FSM), Niue, Nauru, Palau, , Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu) organized multi-stakeholder consultations in conjunction with the HFA progress review to provide inputs to…