Small Island Developing States (SIDS)

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This report aims to strengthen DRR policies and programs in Small Island Developing States (SIDS), through identifying the achievements, challenges, constraints, and gaps that SIDS face in the means of implementing the Sendai Framework.
United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Alliance of Small Islands States
Speightstown, Barbados
UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged all countries to achieve 100 per cent coverage of their populations by early warning systems within the next five years.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Caribbean Regional Workshop on Measuring Effectiveness of Early Warning Systems through Sendai Framework Target (g) and Custom Indicators
Using the structures incorporated in the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (2015-2030), Trinidad and Tobago is taking a comprehensive overview of hazards, risks and uncertainties to inform its decision-making and planning.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
CSSI signature
The Sint Maarten Declaration replaced the Antigua & Barbuda Declaration signed in 2017 and updated in 2019.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport of Sint Maarten
Photo of Minister of Defence, Ms Uza. Mariya Didi, at the national workshop
The Maldives held a national workshop, with support from UNDRR, to kick-start developing an integrated disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation strategy. The strategy will offer a common basis for implementation across sectors and levels.
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Resilience Building and Disaster Response Management in the Indian Ocean (RDRM-IO) programme, UNDRR component is to improve Disaster Risk Reduction understanding and governance capacities of Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, and Seychelles.
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Group photo of PARTneR event in Samoa
New Zealand's The Pacific Risk Tool for Resilience (PARTneR) project aims to tailor a multi-hazard risk analysis tool to inform disaster risk management in Pacific Island countries, with pilots in Samoa and Vanuatu.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
Kingdom of Tonga viewed from above
In times of disasters, persons with disabilities are the most vulnerable. With support from the United States, this is the narrative that the Kingdom of Tonga seeks to change.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
Brisbane skyline
Registration for the much-anticipated Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (APMCDRR) 2022 is now open.
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