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… hazards. The region is characterized by its harsh environment and has limited resilience to natural hazards events, which results in an increase in the number of … and continued occurrence of disasters, the culture of disaster response is dominant for reducing risks in the Arab region. Although there is great interest in disaster … Second Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction, due to take place in Geneva 16-19 June 2009. 4. Calling on Arab countries that did not present its national reports …
… This Natural Disaster Risk Reduction Educational Kit (NDRR) in Arabic has been developed with the view to enhancing the coping capabilities of disaster prone communities in the Arab States region as well as the dissemination of …
The 1st meeting of the Arab Coordination Mechanism for Disaster Risk Reduction and the implementation of Sendai Framework in 2018 will be held on 23-24 January 2018 in Tunis, Tunisia. This meeting is being organized by UNISDR Regional Office for Arab States in close cooperation with Government of Tunisia and the League of Arab States. The focus of this…
… UNISDR, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery of the World Bank, UNDP Syria and the Syrian Ministry for Local Administration convened a regional workshop on Urban Risk Reduction in Damascus on 4-5 November 2009. More than forty participants …
The Regional Office for Arab States of the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction secretariat (UNISDR), The World Bank, The League of Arab States and the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport of the League of Arab States, are co-organizing a Regional Workshop on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction: "Cha…
… UNISDR Regional Office for Arab States are seeking good examples on urban risk reduction activities in the Arab region for the Global Biennial Campaign 2010 - 2011 "Resilient Cities". Globally, the aim is … including (a) countries and regions, (b) population scales and (c) geographical and hazard conditions. · Organize region based networks for learning and capacity …
… Cairo, 9 June - The first comprehensive training on Disaster Risk Reduction in the Arab region gathered thirty leading specialists to discuss regional and global disaster risk trends. The course, organized by the UNDP Regional Centre for Arab States in … (RCC), was held from 23-26th May in Cairo and provided valuable insight on disaster risk assessment, disaster mitigation and disaster preparedness. The participants …
… ranging from droughts, floods, cyclones, landslides and earthquakes as well as vulnerability to climate change related risks such as storm surges and sea level rise. … scarcity, changing demography and migration trends are further amplifying levels of vulnerability in the Arab region. Population in the Arab region has tripled since 1970 … ranging from droughts, floods, cyclones, landslides and earthquakes as well as vulnerability to climate change related risks such as storm surges and sea level rise. …
… League of Arab States (LAS) and UNISDR move one step closer to a plan of action on disaster risk reduction for the Arab region. The action plan is expected to be endorsed at the …
The second meeting of the Arab Coordination Mechanism for Disaster Risk Reduction of 2018 will be held from 12 to 13 September 2018 in Tunis, … issued on behalf of the Arab region, in addition to the Arab contributions to the joint communique of the Africa-Arab Platform, as well as the completion of the