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… of the efforts being celebrated in the upcoming edition of International Day for Disaster Reduction. The day, which is held every 13 October, is an annual celebration of what … mortality, which is also the first target of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, a 15-year international agreement adopted last year. Reducing the risk
… track if they keep women and girls out of the picture, experts told Europe’s top disaster risk forum today. Sidelining half of society is completely wrongheaded, Ms. Hiba … Qasas said. The Sendai Framework Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction – a 15-year global blueprint adopted in 2015 with the aim of saving lives and curbing economic …
ISDR/C/01/13United Nations Core Values: Integrity ● Professionalism ● Respect for diversityBackground: Created in December 1999, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) is the designated focal point in the United Nations system for the coordination of disaster reduction and to ensure synergies among the disaster reduction act…
ISDR/C/05/13Background Created in December 1999, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and secretariat of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) is the designated focal point in the United Nations system for the coordination of disaster reduction and to ensure synergies among the disaster reduction activities of the U…
GENEVA, September 30, 2015 - Serbia aims to become the first country to incorporate all aspects of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction into national legislation following its experience with devastating floods last year. A public debate on the new Law on Disaster Risk Reduction and Emergency Management will take place on October 13, Intern…
Vacancy
Closing date:
03 October 2011
Vacancy: ISDR/C/24/2011. Previous closing date: 02 Oct 2011United Nations Core Values: Integrity - Professionalism - Respect for diversity Background UNISDR is the secretariat of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction. It was created in December 1999 and is part of the UN Secretariat with the purpose of ensuring the implementation of the I…
Vacancy
Closing date:
02 October 2011
Objectives and targets Today, the country regulators in Albania, Serbia and FYR of Macedonia do not have the technical capacity to adequately assess companies’ risk exposures to earthquake risk nor can it evaluate the adequacy and credit quality of their reinsurance programs. Hence, their main interest in the project is based on the expectation of recei…
Vacancy
Closing date:
02 October 2011
Vacancy: ISDR/C/25/2011United Nations Core Values: Integrity - Professionalism - Respect for diversity Background UNISDR is the secretariat of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction. It was created in December 1999 and is part of the UN Secretariat with the purpose of ensuring the implementation of the International Strategy for Disaster Redu…
To guide Europe’s implementation of the four priorities of action and seven global targets of the Sendai Framework, the European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction (EFDRR) agreed to develop a roadmap that will focus on activities for the immediate period 2015 – 2030 and provide an overview for the entire 15-year span of the Framework. To provide a start…
Vacancy
Closing date:
27 July 2009
Duties and responsibilities Under the overall guidance of the UNISDR Regional coordinator and the World Bank GFDRR Counterpart and in order to contribute to the implementation of the World Bank/UNISDR South Eastern Europe Disaster Risk Mitigation and Adaptation Programme (SEEDRMAP) the Consultant will, within delegated authority, be responsible for the…