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23 November 2016
BALACLAVA, Mauritius, 23 November, 2016 - The challenge of how to ensure coherence across the key frameworks which comprise the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda is a hot issue for discussion this week at the 6th Session of the Africa Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction. Concerns were addressed yesterday on how to avoid working in silos on…
CANCUN, Mexico, 24 May 2017 – A cutting-edge plan to deploy the power of technology to monitor health risks in Nepal has won an international award at the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction. Risk Award laureate the Nursing Association of Nepal won the prize for its “EpiNurse” project – short for “Epidemiology Nurse” – which will equip nur…
CANCUN, Mexico, 26 May 2017 – Data is a vital raw material if countries are to meet the aims of an international agreement on lowering hazard threats,  the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction heard today, as a new monitoring report underscored what needs to be done. “We can’t change nature. But we can be prepared and ready if we have the r…
Vacancy
Closing date:
09 September 2012
12-PGM-UNISDR-23735-R-NAIROBI (X) United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for DiversityOrg. 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 dev…
ISDR/C/17/2012United Nations Core Values:Integrity  Professionalism  Respect for diversityBackground Created in December 1999, the United Nations 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…
Vacancy
Closing date:
10 September 2012
ISDR/C/22/2012 Closing date extended from 31 August 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 coordination…
ISDR/C/16/13 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 coordination of disaster reduction and to ensure syner…
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…
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12 February 2016
NAIROBI, 12 February 2016 - Tomorrow is World Radio Day and UNISDR champion Senator Loren Legarda of the Philippines has highlighted the invaluable contributions of radio to disaster risk management. Legarda, UNISDR Global Champion for Resilience and Chair of the Senate Committee on Climate Change, underscored the importance of radio in disseminating a…