More risk data is produced every day. However, new findings often don't make it out of the scientific silo to the broader public. In the face of false information, it is essential to search for new ways to make risk information accessible for everyone.
As the world grapples with the impacts of the climate crisis, effective risk communication is critical to reduce disaster risk. But the rise in fake news and disinformation can hamper efforts to raise awareness of risks and prepare communities.
During the last decade, the costs of humanitarian appeals increased by 400%. According to OCHA’s financial tracking service, more than 50% of the costs for international humanitarian response could not be covered in 2021.
UNDRR GETI, UNOSSC, PAHO & WHO conclude joint online training programme with South-South Cities Exchange dedicating to sharing experiences in transitioning to managing complex risks and building a resilient future.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation
Pan American Health Organization
World Health Organization