FILTERS

Results for " "

Displaying 10 of about 24 results
… 1 July 2016, GENEVA – The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) aim to reduce disaster losses in some of the world’s most hazard prone cities with the initial aid … Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development said: ”Strengthening disaster risk governance is an essential part of sustainable development and a key …
… on the risks posed by natural and man-made hazards is a vital step towards reducing disaster impacts. Business education offers a tool to achieve this. A dozen … Mexico, Peru and the United States have come together to develop and strengthen disaster risk management in business courses. The Workshop on Disaster Risk Management in Business Education, hosted last week in Toronto by York …
… 19 October 2018, Geneva – Put local communities at the heart of their disaster risk reduction plans and action. This was the call from the Permanent … Indonesia, Korea, Turkey and Australia - to commemorate the International Day for Disaster Reduction. “Local communities are the first to respond and the first to be … of the Secretary-General, made the link between reducing economic impacts from disaster to implementation of the Sendai Framework – the globally agreed framework for …
… This working paper analyses the objectives and rationale of tracking public investments on disaster risk reduction (DRR). The … adopted for tracking public investments for various cross-cutting issues and reviews case studies on tracking public investments on DRR in different regions and countries. The author proposes a six-fold process of mainstreaming of DRR into …
… This is the 2nd edition of the Disaster Risk Management Program for Priority Countries, originally published by GFDRR … refine the agendas and prioritize interventions. … This is the 2nd edition of the Disaster Risk Management Program for Priority Countries, originally published by GFDRR …
This monthly newsletter aims to highlight UNISDR activities around the world. This issue reports on: (i) the new global risk model planned by UNISDR and partners; (ii) Myanmar commitment to the Hyogo Framework for Action; (iii) Turkish quake highlighting building safety; (iv) floods and vulnerability in El Salvador; (v) children, workers hit by Asian fl…
This monthly newsletter aims to highlight UNISDR activities around the world. This issue reports on: (i) the disasters in 2011 that set a new record of $366 billion in economic losses; (ii) the 2010 and 2011 Pakistani floods; (iii) the call for the Children’s Charter for Disaster Risk Reduction's (DRR) adoption in the Philippines; (iv) crisis mapping; (…
This monthly newsletter highlights UNISDR activities around the world. This issue reports on: (i) the progresses on the "Making Cities Resilient" Campaign and the release of the Handbook for local government leaders: how to make cities more resilient; (ii) using GIS for disaster risk reduction (DRR); (iii) a new Massachusetts Institute of Technology and…
This workshop report shares the best practices and experiences in the innovative and state-of-the-art hydrometeorological services and their use in disaster risk reduction mechanisms that are effectively protecting lives, livelihoods, and assets. The first part of the report focuses on best practices in hydro and weather hazard monitoring and early warn…
This monthly newsletter highlights UNISDR activities around the world. This issue reports on: (i) the Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR13), which will focus on private sector and disaster risk; (ii) the conclusion of the 4th Africa Regional Platform; (iii) the expected crowd at the fourth session of the Global Platform on Disaster…