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ULAANBAATAR, 9 June 2016 – Mongolia has launched a new partnership between the public and private sectors to prevent and reduce disaster risks, as the country looks to protect its economic growth and address its changing hazard profile. The Government’s National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) initiated the Public-Private Partnership Platform for Di…
… Lake, an artificial waterway that was dug out as part of the original construction. Drought is clearly a critical concern for the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), which … Lake, an artificial waterway that was dug out as part of the original construction. Drought is clearly a critical concern for the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), which …
… 2016 – The state of Louisiana is in the grip of what looks set to be the worst disaster in the United States since Superstorm Sandy four years ago, underlining the critical role of reducing risk before disaster strikes. On Sunday, President Barack Obama declared a major disaster in Louisiana including the most heavily-affected parishes of Tangipahoa, St. …
… DA NANG, 18 June 2015 – The Sendai Framework identifies partnership with the private sector as a vital element in global … increasing competition, both nationally and internationally,” Dr. Cuong said. “The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction is correct to highlight the importance of …
… the 2009 Victoria Black Saturday bushfires and the 1989 Newcastle earthquake, the report estimated that social costs are at least as much as, if not higher than, … on Disaster Risk Reduction, hosted by Japan. The Sendai Framework has seven global targets, including substantial reductions in disaster deaths, the number of … on Disaster Risk Reduction, hosted by Japan. The Sendai Framework has seven global targets, including substantial reductions in disaster deaths, the number of …
… impacts. Consistent with the principles of the Sendai Framework, the Roundtable’s report ‘ Building Resilient Infrastructure ’ found that investment in resilient … the potentially devastating impact of natural disasters.  Using the findings of the report, the Roundtable is now working with stakeholders to help build an understanding … in their infrastructure projects. For the first time in Australia, the Roundtable report ‘ The economic cost of the social impact of natural disasters’ has quantified …
The Greater Paris Region and MASA Group have been working alongside to test contingency plans with the artificial intelligent simulation platform MASA SYNERGY. As a result these contingency plans were updated. In a second stage, senior crisis staff, emergency services personnel and the private sector were trained to deal with the impact of this continge…
… between civil protection and the insurance industry. The Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection (DSB) and Finance Norway, the industry association for the finance sector in Norway, signed the agreement in the presence of UNISDR at a … are challenges with water drainage where damages are increasing, especially in cities where there is a high density of people living. More precipitation in the …
… and contribute to the well-being of the greater neighborhood. For businesses, resilience is the ability to survive, adapt and grow regardless of the shocks or … when it comes to preparation for, response to or recovery from disasters. There are resilience improvement initiatives for major cities and multinational companies, … Foundation, launched a study in 2016 to evaluate the disaster preparedness and resilience of small- to mid-size enterprises (SMEs). This study was initiated after …
… the tourism sector. This commitment is especially relevant considering the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which has exposed the systemic nature of risk and the challenge of … the tourism sector. This commitment is especially relevant considering the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which has exposed the systemic nature of risk and the challenge of …