The central question for this Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2022 (GAR2022) is how governance systems can evolve to better address the systemic risks of the future. Disaster impacts increasingly cascade across geographies and sectors.
UNDRR’s Head talked to panamanian newspaper La Estrella de Panamá about the importance of the public-private contribution to the detection of disaster risk and its trajectory in favour of women in this field.
This report aims to support governments and partners in developing inclusive and accessible MHEWS by drawing on lessons from the success of a number of women-led and disability-inclusive MHEWS established in the Pacific Region
UNDRR and partners hosted a Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66) side event in New York on the importance of a gender-responsive midterm review of the Sendai Framework, and amplifying the voices of women working in disaster risk reduction.
This policy brief explores challenges faced in gender-responsive disaster risk reduction. Gender inequality, coupled with climate and environment crises, is the greatest sustainable development challenge of the present time.
It's the first time that DRR has been considered within the Priority Theme of the CSW: Achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls in the context of climate change, environmental and disaster risk reduction policies and programmes
Factors such as gender, age, life in an urban or rural context, belonging to a native or Afrodescendant people, access to education or social protection mechanisms significantly influence people’s knowledge and ability to prepare and respond.