Social Impacts & Social Resilience

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

Participants in the COVID-19 "Towards Resilience of Cities" webinar
The urban experience of COVID-19 is “a trigger for us to re-examine the meaning of local resilience,” said Mami Mizutori, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction in a webinar with cities and local government
Group Photo with ARISE Japan members
KOBE – The Private Sector Alliance for Disaster Resilient Societies (ARISE) is a network of private sector entities working in partnership with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) to substantially reduce disaster mortality based
The speakers in the webinar
BANGKOK - Recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic is presenting Thailand, the Republic of Korea and other countries in Asia-Pacific with opportunities to ‘build back better’ and to chart greener and more digitally connected economies, as long as public health
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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization
Cover of the UNDRR Brief on The Human Rights Dimensions of the COVID-19 Pandemic
This brief covers key human rights issues that have been long-standing areas of concern in the region and that have been exacerbated by the onset of the COVID-19 crisis. In addition to highlighting the challenges, this brief provides policy advice and recommendations to ensure a rights-based approach is adopted in response to all disasters, including the COVID-19 pandemic.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
World Health Organization
United Cities and Local Governments
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
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"The COVID-19 crisis is going to change how we work forever," stressed Rodney Martínez, World Meteorological Organization representative for North America, Central America and the Caribbean. “We cannot keep reflecting on the problems that continue to drag
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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
Banco Regional de Desenvolvimento do Extremo Sul
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There are approximately 85 million persons living with some form of disability in the Americas and the Caribbean region. If we add to that their caregivers, families and support networks, it is clear that, either directly or indirectly, disability is a