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… from an Arab Perspective. This issues brief was prepared as a background document for the Arab Sustainable Development Report. … This brief gives an overview of the … from an Arab Perspective. This issues brief was prepared as a background document for the Arab Sustainable Development Report. …
… 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. … This publication provides a short overview of disaster risk … Further, the factsheet provides information about the achievements and challenges for the future. …
… together with National 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 disasters such as …
… 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 … in disaster risk reduction. As children and youth are the most vulnerable to disasters, it is essential to provide them with the necessary preparedness tools. This … and the masses of tomorrow to protect our future.” Arab countries are not immune to disasters. In fact, this region is exposed to a number of hazards, ranging from …
CAIRO, 23 November 2011 – The 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 consultations with disaster risk…
… Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) outcomes and the new Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) to the Arab region. The meeting will also review and update the Arab Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction to ensure coherence with the SFDRR and other regional commitments, including the Aqaba Declaration on Disaster Risk Reduction in Cities and the Sharm El Sheikh Declaration on Disaster Risk Reduction. The regional …
… 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 … from local governments who have been engaged with the Cities Campaign in past years and have reported on the LG Self-Assessment Tool. … UNISDR Regional Office for …
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt, the South Sinai Governorate and the League of Arab States (LAS) are organizing the 2nd Arab Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction which will take place in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, from 14-16 September 2014. Adhering to the outcomes of the first…
… on urban risk reduction aiming at improving the resilience of Arab cities to disasters. There have been different experiences and wide spectrum of activities … standardized approaches to risk assessment that is coupled with practical tools to reduce risk and vulnerability and make critical infrastructure in a city resilient to … of a comprehensive assessment tool relevant for the region. The core issues will be how to incorporate climate change adaptation and safe schools and hospitals. The …