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… 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 … and vulnerability, nature-based solutions, information and communication networks, early warning systems and evidence-based policymaking”.   … National and local governments, …
… in 2006 compared to 2005 and 2000-04. CRED has been publishing statistics on disasters every year since 1998, thanks to the generous support of the United States … (EM-DAT) which contains essential core data on the occurrences and effects of disasters in the world from 1900 until today. The main objective of EM-DAT is to … in 2006 compared to 2005 and 2000-04. CRED has been publishing statistics on disasters every year since 1998, thanks to the generous support of the United States …
Behind every effect, there is a cause: This manual for the media - compiled by journalists and disaster experts who understand that disaster risk reduction is a civic duty, government responsibility, national obligation and a good story - is for reporters and broadcasters who want to know more about those urgent, terrifying and all-too-often tragic mome…
… and disaster managers in Africa. The result we want is better understanding of early warnings and a more rapid response at all levels, local, national, regional and … a better understanding of climate change and the impact on vulnerable communities. Early warnings and seasonal forecasts are all essential to the work of a disaster … and disaster managers in Africa. The result we want is better understanding of early warnings and a more rapid response at all levels, local, national, regional and …
… by glacial melt, Climatedots.org will bring people together to hold rallies and remind everyone of the extreme weather events that are happening in their communities because of climate change. A click on Climatedots.org takes any interested visitor to a huge … are unlike anything we have seen before. But because the globe is so big, it’s hard for most people to see that it’s all connected. That’s why, on May 5, we will Connect …
… of the World Meteorological Congress which is discussing the implementation plan and governance model for the Global Framework for Climate Services. Ms. Wahlstrom … UNISDR is honored to have been requested to lead on one of the four priority areas, disaster risk reduction, which is closely linked to the other three, health, water andand understanding of extreme weather events can be the difference between a good crop and a bad crop, or the difference between a timely evacuation to a safe …
… is exactly where participants' minds were when experts were invited by UNISDR and the UN's Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) to discuss the incorporation of space … lives on a daily basis. Typically used by the humanitarian community to respond to disasters, emergencies and crisis, these technologies are also being used to forecast … of evidence and application of science for policy-making. During the day-long forum last month, some innovative responses to building resilience and preventing future …
… GENEVA, 22 May 2013 - The inventor of the world's first interactive digital globe that graphically depicts the vulnerability of our planet to disasters today challenged global policymakers to show more leadership in tackling the … Prof Takemura challenged global leaders to "shift the paradigm from perceiving disasters as an external event and seeking to protect ourselves to a more proactive …
… to manage disaster risk.” In keeping with the Day’s focus on the impact that disasters have on people’s lives and well-being, this year’s theme is about conveying … political support in approving legislation, and adequate financial, technical and human resources. These underlying conditions at national level can strengthen … represents large savings in terms of avoided losses and reconstruction costs with cost benefit ratios ranging from 3:1 to 15:1 or higher in some cases. …
… For this occasion, UNDRR is organizing a side event to increase the understanding and promote the important for integrated approaches to climate change adaptation and … Preparedness and Management “Implementation of concrete actions for synergies between DRR and CCA within the context of Uganda”   Local/Durban City Perspective [10 … for Disaster Risk (GNDR) “Implementation of concrete actions for synergies between DRR and CCA from a community perspective”.   Question and Answers [10 min]   …