Small Island Developing States (SIDS)

International Recovery Platform
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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Asian Disaster Reduction Center
Cabinet Office (Japan)
Hyogo Prefectural Government
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The Asia-Pacific Partnership for Disaster Risk Reduction (APP-DRR) Forum concluded with a strong commitment to accelerate the implementation of the Sendai Framework by leveraging upcoming opportunities and with a confirmation of the dates for the 2022 Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, which will be hosted by Australia in the city of Brisbane.
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This Regional Action Plan works towards a concerted regional approach to supporting countries in their efforts to build whole-of-society resilience, reduce disaster risk and impacts, and contribute to the well-being of our societies.
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Under the theme of 'Building Resilient Economies in the Americas and the Caribbean', the ministers and heads of delegation gathered at the fourth high-level meeting of ministers and authorities put forward this declaration.
Under the ‘Making Cities Sustainable and Resilient’ initiative in Cape Verde, a wide cross-section of organizations came together to rank Praia’s levels of disaster resilience. The city is also now developing its first DRR plan.
Thanks to the ‘Making Cities Sustainable and Resilient’ initiative, a new DRR action plan was developed in La Isla to establish a clear picture of zoning in the city, which helps regulate where people can build and where to invest in drainage infrastructure.
After having used UNDRR's Disaster Resilience Scorecard to assess its risk reduction status in 10 essential areas, Honiara, in the Solomon Islands, has adopted a gender-focused approach to resilience.
Regional cooperation is rising, systemic governance is center stage and businesses are taking an important role in disaster risk reduction — vital steps towards the ultimate goal of saving lives and livelihoods.
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International collaboration must be made stronger to make communities resilient to tsunamis
Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness
“In hosting what is now a virtual gathering we are already demonstrating the indispensable qualities of partnership and determination as we live through the most pressing disaster of our times,” Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness said in a video address to the opening ceremony of the Vll Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas and the Caribbean.