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6 September 2016
PORT VICTORIA, Seychelles, 6 September 2016 - Even though there are parliamentary elections in the country this week, the Seychelles, like 23 other countries around the Indian Ocean, is mobilizing broadcast and print media to take an active part in one of the largest tsunami drills ever undertaken. The Indian Ocean Wave simulation called IOWave16 organ…
8 March 2017 – The UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, Mr. Robert Glasser, today marked International Women’s Day with a call for greater advancement of women in disaster management and disaster risk reduction. Mr. Glasser said: “Too few countries in disaster-prone parts of the world have a clear understanding of…
CANCUN, Mexico, 26 May 2017 – The sound of a brass band cover of the iconic song Ghost Town and the sharp-tongued advice of human hazard Sue Nami have echoed in the packed halls of the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, thanks to an art installation that aims to entertain and spark debate. “We created this in order to try a new approach,…
ISDR/IC/08/13United Nations Core Values: Integrity ● Professionalism ● Respect for diversityBackground: 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 r…
Reference number: ISDR/C/07/2014 United Nations Core Values: Integrity ● Professionalism ● Respect for diversity Background: 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 co…
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18 August 2015
GENEVA, 18 August 2015 – UNISDR has added new momentum to the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, a 15-year international plan to curb deaths and economic damage caused by natural and man-made hazards. The 'Words into Action' process, launched today, will gather experts from around the globe to shape by the end of 2016 a…
Vacancy
Closing date:
18 February 2011
Vacancy notice: ISDR/C/04/2011 United Nations Core Values: - Integrity - Professionalism - Respect for diversityBackground: The International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) is a multidisciplinary and multi-stakeholder platform to enable societies to increase their resilience to natural, technological and environmental disasters and to reduce a…
Vacancy
Closing date:
18 February 2011
Vacancy notice: ISDR/C/03/2011 United Nations Core Values: - Integrity - Professionalism - Respect for diversityBackground: The International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) is a multidisciplinary and multi-stakeholder platform to enable societies to increase their resilience to natural, technological and environmental disasters and to reduce a…
Vacancy
Closing date:
16 February 2011
Vacancy ISDR/C/06/2011United Nations Core Values: - Integrity - Professionalism - Respect for diversity Background: The International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) is a multidisciplinary and multi-stakeholder platform to enable societies to increase their resilience to natural, technological and environmental disasters and to reduce associated…
Vacancy
Closing date:
16 June 2011
Job Opening number: 11-PGM-ocha isdr secretariat-19772-R-NAIROBI Org. setting and reporting This position is located in the Africa Regional Office of the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction. The incumbent reports to the Regional Coordinator.Responsibilities Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of assigne…