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1 July 2016, GENEVA – The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) aim to reduce disaster losses in some of the world’s most hazard prone cities with the initial aid of a €6 million grant from the EU, over the next three years. Mr. Neven Mimica, European Commissioner for Internationa…
… have set out their collective stance ahead of the looming 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, following similar moves by other parts of the world. Hosted … Arab region,” Mohammed Bin Abudullah Al Rumaihi, Qatar’s Minister of Municipality and Environment, told delegates at the conference, which took place on Sunday and … Declaration, with a representing a series of comprehensive recommendations towards building resilience to disasters. It follows similar statements issued over recent …
… the League of Arab States (LAS) is taking the lead in promoting the integration of disaster risk reduction in key regional policies on climate change, environment and … setting up a comprehensive regional DRR mechanism including a sound programme for building resilience to disasters in line with the Arab Strategy for Disaster Risk … experience and ability to produce professional quality products in time. - Very good knowledge and understanding of the Hyogo Framework for Action and knowledge of …
“Reduce disaster loss and protect lives.” CAIRO, 14 March 2018 - That refrain echoed through Cairo, the capital city of Egypt as a 3-day training event kicked off this week bringing together representatives from 11 Arab States committed to implementing the global plan for reducing disaster losses, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. Rep…
… This report seeks to measure progress in the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) … submitted in the period 2005-2015 by 15 Arab countries. The main goal of this report is to provide an overview of trends in progress, challenges and gaps in … a global post 2015 framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in 2015. … This report seeks to measure progress in the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) …
… for disaster risk reduction, the successor of the Hyogo Framework for Action. This report include the outcomes of various consultations held in the Arab region between … for disaster risk reduction, the successor of the Hyogo Framework for Action. This report include the outcomes of various consultations held in the Arab region between …
… issues such as governance, inclusiveness, decentralization and legislation. The report also provides an analysis of proposed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and … brief was prepared as a background document for the Arab Sustainable Development Report. … This brief gives an overview of the disaster trends and challenges across … issues such as governance, inclusiveness, decentralization and legislation. The report also provides an analysis of proposed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and …
This publication provides a short overview of disaster risk reduction in the Arab region. It focuses on the major risks, why in particular cities are at risk and what are the drivers of disaster risk in the region. Further, the factsheet provides information about the achievements and challenges for the future.