Gender

Agnes Titus, Nazareth Centre for Rehabilitation in Bougainville
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, women leaders in the Pacific have been able to carve a larger space to bring the voices and perspectives of women and girls to the policy tables and influence disaster preparedness and response. Ms Agnes Titus, of
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
Covid-19: a risk context magazine

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

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The COVID-19 crisis has demonstrated the importance of preparedness and the coordination capacities of national and regional disaster risk management agencies. The notes below includes good practices and lessons learned from Central America and the

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This brief highlights the impact of COVID-19 on migrants, refugees and displaced people and offers some policy recommendations to ensure their health and well-being are protected in COVID-19 prevention, response and recovery.
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This brief highlights the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on certain groups of people and offers some key policy recommendations to ensure no one is left behind in COVID-19 prevention, response and recovery.
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Ciudad de Panamá, Panamá , 9 de marzo 2020 - Cuando la campesina Haydee Rodríguez habla, la gente escucha. Lo hacen porque su mensaje es poderoso: el valor de la comunidad en la reducción de riesgo y, más importante aún, el valor de las mujeres como
Partnerships key for reducing disaster risk
The two-day meeting bringing together more than 35 stakeholders and partners from across the Arab region finds that resilient sustainable development is only possible through an all-of-society approach.
Panelists: (left to right) Dr. Jean D’Çunha, UN Women; Kirsi Madi, UNISDR; Amjad Saleem, IFRC; Adalah alAtiry, Palestine; Iman Rafii, Lebanon;  Dr Richard Asaba Bagonza, Uganda.
Greater effort must be made to include women in disaster risk management.
UNISDR head, Mami Mizutori, speaking at the opening of the 6th Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas
The head of UNISDR, Mami Mizutori, today told the Americas Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, that effective disaster risk management requires an inclusive, all-of-societry approach.