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… population groups such as women and children. "Communities must play a leading role in disaster risk planning and implementation because they know the situation on … and response capacity, noting that 80 per cent of emergency response personnel were volunteers. A senior civil defence official for Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) said early … population groups such as women and children. "Communities must play a leading role in disaster risk planning and implementation because they know the situation on …
… Background and Introduction “ Making cities sustainable and resilient: implementing the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 at the local level” is a three-year initiative by … Implementing Disaster Risk Reduction Action Plans” was held in Incheon, Republic of Korea with participation of 20 beneficiary cities and implementing partners.  The
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19 December 2018
… Tokyo, 19 December 2018 –  The world must overcome “its desire to forget’ was the message from a leading Japanese … School as a museum.  Ms. Kazuko Kohri, Mayor of Sendai, emphasised that it was themission of Sendai City to share memories and make sure these efforts will not be … Chile, Republic of Congo, Haiti, Indonesia, Iran, Jamaica, Japan, Republic of Korea, Guatemala, Maldives, Mexico, Moldova, Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Uganda, … …
… 1 July 2016, GENEVA – The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) aim …
The purpose of this study was to review selected National Adaptation Plans (NAPs)/Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and contributing documents to better understand how disaster risk management is approached in climate change documents, and if systemic risk issues where impacts cascade across sectors are considered. As such, the study has asses…