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… 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 … provides local governments with tools for measuring and increasing resilience to multi-hazard impacts including those associated with climate change. UNISDR will … provides local governments with tools for measuring and increasing resilience to multi-hazard impacts including those associated with climate change. UNISDR will …
… 26 October 2016 – Pacific countries have pledged to step up efforts to deal with the challenge posed by climate change and the threat of disasters, in order to ensure that their development is 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 …
… 2016 provided practical support and knowledge for the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction to participants from 18 countries, namely … said. “UNISDR continues to support the member states in the implementation of the Sendai Framework. This collaboration is a perfect blend of linking up global best … 2016 provided practical support and knowledge for the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction to participants from 18 countries, namely …
… 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 …
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, women leaders in the Pacific have been able to carve a larger space to bring the voices and perspectives of women and girls to the policy tables and influence disaster preparedness and response. Ms Agnes Titus, of the Nazareth Centre for Rehabilitation in Bougainville, an autonomous region in Papua New Guinea, co…
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14 November 2017
13 November 2017: Students from 26 countries came together last week for a pioneering event to mark World Tsunami Awareness Day in Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture in Japan. The spirit of “Yui Maaru” which means mutual support and bonds between people in the Okinawan dialect, was at the heart of the High School Students Islands Summit for World Tsunami Aw…
HONIARA, Solomon Islands, 2 March 2018 – Less than 24 hours after Honiara launched a major review of its disaster resilience planning, heavy rain and flash floods provided an immediate test of the city’s preparedness. Honiara Mayor Andrew Leonard Mua OBE activated the Emergency Operations Centre as water cascaded down from the highlands above the city,…
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 …
… side event as part of the 14 th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women heard how such information is critical to strengthen disaster resilience. “Good data … statistics offices share their experiences, the kind of data they collect, and how their data assist decision makers. In a video message, Ms. Ruth Timauku, … Framework Monitor to record disaster losses and assess national strategies to reduce disaster risk. All 14 UN member states in the Pacific have now reported targets …