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Closing date:
30 September 2012
… Integrity ● Professionalism ● Respect for diversity Background: Created in December 1999, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and secretariat of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) is the … and Evaluation Group for the Community Risk Programme. • Strengthen the linkages between the climate change adaptation and the disaster reduction community and
… As the most disaster-prone region, the Asia-Pacific Climate Week (APCW) 2021 wrapped up on Friday … commitment to shift to low-carbon economies. The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific was active throughout the APCW because of the centrality of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 to supporting the implementation of the Paris …
… of support. This brief was developed by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, in collaboration … of support. This brief was developed by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, in collaboration … labour-intensive and employ low-paid and low-skilled worker are the sectors most at risk due to the COVID-19 crisis, which in Asia-Pacific, make up 38 percent of …
KOBE – The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, the global roadmap to reduce disaster losses and strengthening the processes for doing so by 2030, highlights the pivotal role of stakeholders working in science, engineering, technology, and innovation (SETI). In particular, it states that science and traditional knowledge are needed to…
… recovery and reconstruction efforts. To guard against such disasters, the UN Office for Disaster Risk reduction (UNDRR) calls on countries to increase their understanding … has just been completed. Not to be forgotten, the role of local authorities and cities in the collection, reporting, and utilization of disaster-related data was also … the understanding of risk to inform planning as the first step to building urban resilience.  Closing the workshop, Mr Wilcox encouraged participants to make use of …
The need to increase investments in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) is a well-accepted priority to minimize losses from disaster and climate change. However, there are challenges in articulating how much countries ought to spend, what areas they should prioritize, and which type of measure are more effective in achievin…
… caught the world off guard. The World Economic Forum’s 2020 Global Risks Report, for example, did not include pandemics in its list of 10 most likely risks. However, … and manage the occurrence of such disasters. Key among them is the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 , which includes biological hazards, such as pandemics, as one of the main risks that countries ought to plan …
This brief summarizes the main recommendations and key points from the 29 April 2021 side event, Counting Women: using disaggregated data to build a resilient and inclusive Blue Pacific Continent, at the 14th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women. The event was organized by the UNDRR Pacific Office; the Women's International Network for Disaster Risk…
… published report by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) on theHuman Cost of Disasters .” The study shows that six of the ten deadliest mega-disasters in the last
… Suva – Fiji launched its annual National Disaster Awareness Campaign focusing on better community preparedness as the country continues to strengthen its disaster risk governance.  The campaign – set to last until April 2021- is focused at … disasters. Mr. Inia Seruiratu, the Minister for Rural Maritime Development and Disaster Management, said at the launch: “This marks the start of our considered push …