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Apply here Org. Setting and Reporting Created in December 1999, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) is the designated focal point in the United Nations system for the coordination of efforts to reduce disasters and to ensure synergies among the disaster reduction activities of the United Nations and regional organizations and…
ASHGABAT, 23 February 2022 - The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), with the financial support of the European Union, and in collaboration with the Ministry of Defence of Turkmenistan, convened an expert-level meeting with 16 members of the Interagency Working Group for Disaster Risk Reduction (National Platform for DRR) at the…
ASHGABAT, April 2022 - the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), in coordination with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent societies (IFRC), and the National Red Crescent Society of Turkmenistan, organized monitoring missions to the Mary and Balkan regions to assess progress of their community-based disaster ri…
Time 10:00 - 12:30 CET About CEMR/PLATFORMA together with UCLG and Making Cities Resilient 2030 initiative organise 2 training sessions dedicated to politicians in climate adaptation and mitigation. The sessions will include keynotes speech by scientists, presentations of case studies and discussions. The goal of this event is to exchange information…
Register here Time 16.30-17.45 (CET) About The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, the UN Environment Programme, MEP Javi López, MEP Lídia Pereira, MEP Kira Peter-Hansen and MEP Dragoş Pîslaru, are co-hosting an exchange on “Accelerating Action to Reduce Climate-Related Disasters – The Road to COP27”. Following the release of the recent IPCC Wor…
Swedish coastal city recognised for its work to reduce the risk posed by rising sea levels, extreme weather and climate change. MALMÖ – Malmö has become the latest European city and the second in Sweden to be unveiled as a Resilience Hub by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and its partners for its proactive efforts to prepare for and m…
Nepal and Thailand confront similar hazards – from storms and floods to droughts and earthquakes, severely affecting impoverished communities and those living at the fringes. However disadvantaged, these communities possess local experiences that allow them to adapt and respond to disasters. This local knowledge helps researchers better understand and…
ASHGABAT, April 29 - the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and the Main Department for Civil Defence and Rescue Operations of the Ministry of Defence of Turkmenistan, with the financial support of the European Union, organized a workshop on the Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Capacity Assessment and Development process. The Gover…
Following a string of extreme weather events in the 2010s, representatives from the Central Bosnia Canton recognized an urgent need to invest in prevention measures and build resilience in the region. After ramping up climate change adaptation measures, increasing capacity building and engaging local communities, the Canton joined the Making Cities Res…
NUR-SULTAN, 13 April – The city of Nur-Sultan in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), and with the financial support of the European Union, convened a two-day workshop to conduct a Detailed Disaster Resilience Scorecard Assessment to support the development of the city’s resilience strategy.  As the third st…