UNDRR Documents

Regional Assessment Report on disaster risk reduction in the Arab region 2021
Arab States identified preventing new risk, reducing existing risk and strengthening resilience as central to regional efforts to realize sustainable development pathways in the twenty-first century.
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This briefing package sets out how UNDRR can better support UNRCs and UNCTs to deliver sustainable development benefits at a country level from a DRR angle.
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This report outlines the importance of applying a systemic risk lens to help prevent the escalation and reduce the impact of future pandemics.
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The purpose of this study was to review selected National Adaptation Plans to better understand how disaster risk management is approached in climate change documents, and if systemic risk issues where impacts cascade across sectors are considered.
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This Strategic Framework sets out UNDRR's goals and activity focus for the period 2022-2025. UNDRR will prioritize four elements within our Strategic Framework, as accelerators, or areas of work requiring focused attention to accelerate Sendai Framework

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As the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the world, UNDRR immediately set up an engagement strategy to respond to the crisis and support Member States in their response and future risk reduction. These are the findings after six months' work on capacity

EU CCA strategy recommendations

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown the consequences of systematically underinvesting in resilience. Even before the world brings the COVID-19 disaster under control, we will all be demanding: “Never again.” At the same time, we know that there is another

Concept Note International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

The United Nations General Assembly has designated October 13th as the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction to promote a global culture of disaster risk reduction. It is an opportunity to acknowledge the progress being made toward reducing

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While the COVID-19 crisis is continuing to impact Europe, consuming a majority of attention and resources, other disaster risks still remain. For an increasing area of Europe, weather conditions are contributing to a dangerous wildfire season, exacerbated

COVID-19, Systemic Risk and Education Sector Resilience in the Caribbean Region

The COVID-19 pandemic has served to reveal the systemic nature of risk and highlights the exposure of these systems to all hazards. Its unprecedented cascading effects have impacted all sectors and levels of our economies and societies. The Global