Climate Change

Bonn technical forum
Three UN agencies are working together to develop a new tracking system for disaster impacts following agreement at COP27 on a global loss and damage fund to provide assistance to developing nations suffering from the impact of climate change.
UNDRR Bonn Office
Children at IDDRR event in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, October 2022
High level representatives from Central Asia, the European Union, United Nations and other stakeholders met to assess a regional climate resilience project which saw the development of a joint Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction in Central Asia.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
Makati Mayor Abby Binay declares Climate Emergency
On August 5, 2022, Makati declared a climate emergency, calling for much-needed environmental reform. The Philippines city is implementing initiatives to reduce carbon emissions, promote renewable energy and conservation, and create green jobs
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) City Government of Makati
Green Square Wroclaw Poland
‘We strive to make Wroclaw a resilient and responsible city, ready for the challenges of the future.’ This is the climate-resilient vision that Mayor Jacek Sutryk has for the Polish city
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
Amadora city
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and its partners in the Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) global collaboration welcomed Amadora as one of its Resilience Hubs.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
SRSG Mami Mizutori
Coming on the heels of a year that saw many climate-driven disasters, including the recent devastation in Pakistan, it is no wonder that addressing the impacts of these disasters was front and centre at COP27, which was dubbed the “implementation COP.”
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Barcelona greening of neighbourhood squares
Barcelona is creating a more attractive and climate-friendly environment for its inhabitants. Change is happening before the eyes of its 1.6 million citizens as well as the wider world keen to learn from this consistently innovative city
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) Barcelona City Council
Mozambique - aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Idai, 2021
Africa is particularly vulnerable to climate-related disasters, and will benefit greatly from the UN Secretary-General's plan for Early Warnings for All. To cover all of the continent will take a huge effort, but the first steps have already been taken.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction