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… increase in natural hazards. The region is characterized by its harsh environment and has limited resilience to natural hazards events, which results in an increase in … the frequency, impacts and continued occurrence of disasters, the culture of disaster response is dominant for reducing risks in the Arab region. Although there is … (K295-DA20-22/12/2008) that included the following: 1. That cooperation with the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) and the follow-up on the …
… By Berta Acero CAIRO, 23 October 2011 - UNISDR, the UN's disaster risk reduction office, in Egypt joined events around the world to celebrate … Disaster Reduction, 13 October, with the theme of recognizing the role of children and young people as partners in disaster risk reduction. Through its Regional Office … tools. This way they will be prepared as they become leaders of the future in their communities”, said Ragy Saro from UNISDR's office in Egypt who organized the event in …
… League of Arab States (LAS) and UNISDR move one step closer to a plan of action on disaster risk reduction for the Arab region. The action plan is expected to be endorsed at the first-ever Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Arab region planned for 2012. Holding a series of …
… that will take place in Cairo, Egypt aims at introducing the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) outcomes and the new Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
UNISDR Regional Office for Arab states is hosting a 2 day workshop to bring together key experts working with local governments in the region to discuss and review the Arabic version of the local-urban indicators that will build on the Ten Essentials of the Making Cities Resilient campaign and will be aligned with Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Redu…
… The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt, the South Sinai …
… Hyogo Framework for Action in 2005, greater awareness of the importance of reducing disaster risk has emerged among different stakeholders. Overall, in the Arab region, there has been some progress on political and national commitment to risk reduction, developing of institutional mechanisms and strategies, enhancing early …
… including HFA implementation and post 2015 Agenda – with a thematic focus on Urban Disaster Risk Management. The conference will be held on 19-21 March 2013 in Aqaba, Jordan. The … mechanisms for disaster risk management, ii) the regional progress towards risk reduction and HFA implementation, iii) the regional position and input towards HFA 2 …
… disaster risk reduction (HFA2) took place at the workshop on “Increasing disaster resilience in urban setting” organized by the Euromed Programme on Prevention, … disaster risk reduction (HFA2) took place at the workshop on “Increasing disaster resilience in urban setting” organized by the Euromed Programme on Prevention, …
… Government Officials emphasizing the importance of reducing disaster risk in Arab cities, in which the participants of the First Arab conference for disaster risk reduction recognize the vulnerability Arab cities and towns to … environment, energy and socio-economic development, in order to to increase resilience to disaster; (ii) strong disaster risk management policies and functional …