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DUSHANBE, 13 July 2016 – The first Central Asia and South Caucasus Regional Platform is a landmark moment for the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, a global blueprint adopted last year. It is the latest region to establish such a forum to strengthen collaboration and provide important support to implementation of the Sendai Framework, desig…
Vacancy
Closing date:
25 April 2010
Vacancy number: ISDR/C/12/2010 Background The International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) is a multi-disciplinary and multistakeholder platform to enable societies to increase their resilience to natural, technological and environmental disasters and to reduce associated environmental, human and economic and social risk and losses. A range of U…
The United Nations General Assembly has designated October 13th as the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction to promote a global culture of disaster risk reduction. It is an opportunity to acknowledge the progress being made toward reducing disaster risk and losses in lives, livelihoods and health in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster…
National and local governments, civil society representatives, the private sector, academia and the United Nations system gathered virtually in July 2020 for the annual High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). Discussions on this year’s theme of “Accelerated action and transformative pathways: realizing the decade of action and deli…
GENEVA, 23 July 2018 – The soaring rise in economic losses from extreme weather events fueled by climate change will be the focus of this year’s International Day for Disaster Reduction on October 13. The Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, Mami Mizutori, said today: “Economic losses from disasters in low and middle-…
This report summarizes the outcomes of the assessment and desk-review analysis undertaken of achievements in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and the implementation of Hyogo Framework for Action in Kyrgyzstan, which aims to be included in the preparation of the second Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction for the period 2010-2011. It first i…
This report presents France’s disaster risks and natural hazards, such as flood, cyclone, avalanche, earthquake, landslide, volcano and wild fire, and discusses institutional and legal framework for disaster risk reduction (DRR). It provides an evaluation of country’s DRR national policy and describes progress made in forecasting and early warning syste…