Fragility and conflict

South Sudan man sweeping dry streets
A new initiative to improve the understanding of climate and disaster risk in humanitarian and fragile contexts, was announced today at COP27 in Egypt at a side event organized by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR).
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Cover and title of publication
2022
This contributing paper analyses systemic risk and compound vulnerabilities, by highlighting a case study to help decision-makers formulate effective strategies to address the nature of systemic risks in their societies.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
These educational videos are meant to summarize the key actions governments and stakeholders can take to reduce disaster displacement. The videos, available in English, Tagalog, Bahasa, and Tetum.
In 2022, 274 million people will need humanitarian assistance around the world. Mami Mizutori, SRSG and Head of UNDRR, calls on countries to increase investment in disaster preparedness and prevention to save lives.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
VII Regional Platform will be held in 2021
The Government of Jamaica, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) - Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean, and the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) are pleased to announce that the VII Regional
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Covid-19: a risk context magazine
2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown the fragility of our global networks. A health crisis has shocked economies, policies, governance, trade, infrastructure. In short, it has changed today’s society and may well leave a significant mark on the shaping of

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Report cover
2020
This report explores multiple and protracted displacements caused by natural hazard-related disasters in Asia-Pacific, including those influenced by climate change and climate variability. It unearths the underlying risk drivers of natural hazard-related disaster displacement and the factors that influence whether these disaster displacements become multiple and/or protracted.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific Overseas Development Institute