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… increase in natural hazards. The region is characterized by its harsh environment and has limited resilience to natural hazards events, which results in an increase in … the frequency, impacts and continued occurrence of disasters, the culture of disaster response is dominant for reducing risks in the Arab region. Although there is … (K295-DA20-22/12/2008) that included the following: 1. That cooperation with the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) and the follow-up on the …
… 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 first-ever Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Arab region planned for 2012. Holding a series of …
… The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt, the South Sinai …
… including HFA implementation and post 2015 Agenda – with a thematic focus on Urban Disaster Risk Management. The conference will be held on 19-21 March 2013 in Aqaba, Jordan. The … mechanisms for disaster risk management, ii) the regional progress towards risk reduction and HFA implementation, iii) the regional position and input towards HFA 2 …
… Government Officials emphasizing the importance of reducing disaster risk in Arab cities, in which the participants of the First Arab conference for disaster risk reduction recognize the vulnerability Arab cities and towns to … environment, energy and socio-economic development, in order to to increase resilience to disaster; (ii) strong disaster risk management policies and functional …