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… KUROSHIO, Japan, 1 December 2016 – Hundreds of high school students from around the world have pledged to step up efforts to reduce disaster risk, at a global gathering held to mark the first edition of World Tsunami … Myanmar, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Samoa, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tonga, Turkey, the United States, and …
The following statement is issued by the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres to mark the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, October 13 The COVID-19 pandemic has brought renewed attention to the importance of strengthening disaster risk reduction. Many countries are facing multiple crises simultaneously. We will see more of this. Extrem…
… guidance for many lives to be saved over generations.” “This year we experienced a number of large disasters around the world, including the tsunami on 28 September in … guidance for many lives to be saved over generations.” “This year we experienced a number of large disasters around the world, including the tsunami on 28 September in …
This publication provides 35 good practices and lessons learned as concrete examples of how to make children safer in their classrooms and educate them about disasters.
This document presents a project which aims at improving the knowledge of the distribution of building type for 18 countries where more detailed information, than that previously gathered, became available. Secondly, the project attempts to solve the enumerating problem of population living and working int he different types of buildings identified in t…
… according to new statistics published today by CRED and the UN office for disaster risk reduction, UNISDR. UNISDR Chief, Margareta Wahlström, said today: “The Great East … according to new statistics published today by CRED and the UN office for disaster risk reduction, UNISDR. UNISDR Chief, Margareta Wahlström, said today: “The Great East …
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11 October 2016
This document attempts to fill knowledge gaps regarding the role of the private sector in disaster recovery and draws from the wider body of knowledge and from documented experiences of past and present disaster planning and recovery. This guide is intended for use by local, regional, and national government policymakers, planners, operational staff, an…
This guidance note shares 'live lessons' learned - told through first-person stories - that contribute to disaster preparedness, mitigation, and a recovery that builds back better. It asserts that telling live lessons have great value as a way to create monuments and memorials, and can be transformative and therapeutic activities for individuals and who…