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… the success of the last regional platform, i.e. Africa-Arab Regional Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction organized in Tunis in October 2018, and building on the outcomes of the 6th session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in 2019, the 5th Arab Regional Platform for DRR will be hosted … media, and stakeholders are invited to express their interest in organizing events during the 5th Arab Regional Platform for DRR. The overarching theme of the 5th …
Landing
26 November 2019
Upcoming Webinars Webinar:  Resilient Cities Series: Sustainable Cities in the Americas and the Caribbean. COVID-19: Challenges and oppportunities Webinar Series: Climate Change and Resilience in times of COVID-19 2. How to articulate Integrated Responses to the Health, Economic and Climate Crisis in LAC Webinar:  The cities of the Americas and the C…
… The Africa Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction is a biennial forum that brings together Member States, … stakeholders are encouraged to express their interest in organising thematic side events and pre-conference events during the Africa Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction.   With the over-arching theme of “Towards Disaster
Terminology
2 February 2017
… a particular place during a particular period of time. Annotation: Severe hazardous events can lead to a disaster as a result of the combination of hazard occurrence and other risk factors. … … a particular period of time. Annotation: Severe hazardous events can lead to a disaster as a result of the combination of hazard occurrence and other risk factors. …
News
22 November 2013
… of Nis, Mr. Zoran Perišic, and the Mayor of Strumica, Mr. Zoran Zaev, both oversaw events that emphasized reducing climate and disaster risk as a priority. 'Today I would like to send a strong message to everyone … the vision of an economically, socially and environmentally safe municipality. 'Disaster risk reduction should be the concern of each individual citizen' said Mayor …
Vacancy
Closing date:
25 February 2021
… of Service Successful design, planning and execution of the online preparatory events. Successful design, planning and execution of the online VII Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas and the Caribbean meeting (RP21). Work … meeting and event planning is required. Experience in regional development, disaster risk reduction, engineering, education, geography, international relations …
News
27 November 2019
… top of the political agenda in many parts of the world where the struggle to manage disaster risk has become a daily cause of concern. In March 2015, UN Member States adopted a global plan to reduce disaster losses known as the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. Reducing … impact of disasters on the global economy is about $520 billion annually and these events push 24 million people into poverty every year. So what can the investment …
… event will brief on the outcomes of the Second Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in June 2009. It will build on the Chair’s Summary of the … by the Panelists. The past months have seen some important developments in the disaster risk reduction arena. The recently released 2009 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction ‘Risk and Poverty in a Changing Climate’ demonstrates how, why …
… ECOSOC Side Event 2010/ New York Resilient Cities: Disaster Risk Reduction in an Urbanizing World Highlights in a nutshell: • Cities are … earthquakes in Haiti, Chile and China have been stark reminders of the increasing disaster risk faced by urban settlements around the world. Climate change will magnify … and reconstruction. Each of them emphasized the importance of incorporating disaster risk reduction in the urban planning and development through measures such as …
Vacancy
Closing date:
24 January 2011
… Professionalism - Respect for diversity Background: The International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) is a multi-disciplinary and multistakeholder platform to … by a secretariat lead by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction. The secretariat’s main functions are policy coordination, … information services, Excel Spreadsheet. Proven experience in coordinating events. … Vacancy no.: ISDR/IC/01/2011 United Nations Core Values: - Integrity - …