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… 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 … of Japan. “I hope all of you will play an active role as future leaders towards disaster risk reduction from a global perspective. It will eventually lead to a wave … by the Indian Ocean Tsunami 2004, which claimed more than 227,000 lives. That disaster spurred a global drive to create early warning systems and rein in risk. …
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28 December 2016
… students from around the world have set their sights on reducing the risk of disasters, during the first-ever edition in Japan of the National Model United … students from around the world have set their sights on reducing the risk of disasters, during the first-ever edition in Japan of the National Model United …
… CANCUN, Mexico, 25 May 2017 – Efforts to reduce disaster death tolls in Portugal, Iran, Brazil and Fiji have been honoured by an … Nations and Japan’s Nippon Foundation. Issued at the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, the biennial Sasakawa Award recognised projects that have made a substantial contribution towards saving lives and reducing global disaster mortality. The joint laureates were the Municipality of Amadora, in Portugal, …
… 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 Representative of …
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19 December 2018
… “its desire to forget’ was the message from a leading Japanese advocate for tsunami risk awareness at the 2 nd World Tsunami Museum Conference. Member of the House of … by tsunami and associated disasters, a key target of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the global plan for reducing disaster losses. “The lessons learned from …
… 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 publication provides 35 good practices and lessons learned as …
… shows how building the capacity of local institutions is key to sustaining disaster risk reduction, and demonstrates the immediate impact of local and national political … local governments - Canada: The Ontario Provincial Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment - El Salvador: Strengthening connections between communities and local …
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8 June 2011
… Reduction (GPDR) and it is the latest in a series of volumes addressing natural disasters, and how their impact can be reduced by effective capacity building and … Reduction (GPDR) and it is the latest in a series of volumes addressing natural disasters, and how their impact can be reduced by effective capacity building and …
… highlights UNISDR activities around the world. This issue reports on: (i) the Global Platform 2013 plenary session on the private sector for resilient societies; (ii) the adoption of the United Nations Plan of Action on Disaster Risk Reduction for Resilience; (iii) the adoption of the Arab Declaration on … Cities Resilient” Campaign; (x) the city of Jordan and the completion of its first report on implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action; (xi) the meeting between …
The UNISDR secretariat launches this new publication featuring nine National Platform case studies in an effort to inspire and support the birth of new National Platforms, and also to strengthen existing ones. Governments increasingly recognize the need for comprehensive multi-stakeholder and multi-sectoral national coordinating mechanisms - National Pl…