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… The urban experience of COVID-19 is “a trigger for us to re-examine the meaning of local resilience,” said Mami … and continuity of models for public service. They were speaking in the webinar “COVID-19: Responding, Re-opening and Recovery Towards Resilience of Cities,” moderated …
… 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 … risk financing road map. It also contains news stories on major events related to disaster risk reduction (DRR). … This monthly newsletter aims to highlight UNISDR …
… informed on existing capacities, recent experiences, and civil protection issues, tools and methods at stake in the Euro-Mediterranean area. On the occasion of the … the importance of this information sharing initiative for the Mediterranean disaster risk management context. Please visit the PPRD South web portal to discover the …
Geneva, 4 January 2011 – Byblos, with its ancient port dating back 5,000 years, is dotted by Phoenician, Roman and medieval ruins along the waterfront that municipal authorities now fear are in danger from sea storms. “Heavy waves hit the heart of the harbour directly, damaging it,” explained Lisa Abou Khaled, from the United Nations Development Program…
GENEVA, 23 May 2013 - City mayors today urged national and international leaders to trust and invest more at the local level to transform rapidly expanding urban areas into safe and resilient 21st century cities. The 50-plus mayors from around the world who attended this week's 4th Global Platform were united in their message: the future of this planet…
… hazards, critical infrastructure, basic services, productive assets, and slow-onset disasters. Coherence with the 2030 sustainable development agenda and the Paris … hazards, critical infrastructure, basic services, productive assets and slow-onset disasters. 3. Progress made on consolidating access and use of disaster-related … hazards, critical infrastructure, basic services, productive assets, and slow-onset disasters. Coherence with the 2030 sustainable development agenda and the Paris …
Under the Arab Cities Disaster Resilience Project implemented by UNDP, UNISDR and SDC, a city to city exchange was organized to expose local and national authorities to best practices on urban disaster risk reduction. In coordination with UNESCO-IHE the event took place June 1-3 and brought together the cities of Delft, Rotterdam, and Dordecht (Netherla…
Context The International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (launched by UN General Assembly in 2000) and the adoption by States of the “Hyogo Framework for Action 2010-2015: Building the Resilience of Nations and Communities to Disasters” (HFA) has provided strong impetus to the overall goal to ‘substantially reduce disaster losses in the social, economi…