Peru

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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Office in Latin America and the Caribbean
Cusco

The development of multi-hazard risk assessment frameworks has gained momentum in the recent past, aiming to provide a complete risk panorama at locations and portfolios exposed to the occurrence of different perils. Nevertheless, for a proper

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European Commission
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
Incheon
The High School Students Islands Summit for World Tsunami Awareness Day
For the second year, a High School students Summit was organised in Japan to mark World Tsunami Awareness Day. Young people from 26 countries participated.

The objective of this technical note is to document the Peruvian experience with incorporating disaster risk management in public investment decision-making. This process is considered in the light of the overall advances achieved in the promotion of

Hurricane Matthew in Haiti which caused over 600 deaths and US$2.7 billion of economic losses in late 2016 (Photo: UN Photo/Logan Abassi)
A nightmare scenario for any community is to be taken by surprise in the middle of the night by a sudden disaster such as the mudslide that swept away hundreds of lives earlier this month in the Amazonian town of Mocoa in Putamayo, Colombia.
Floods in Pacora and Illimo districts, Lambayeque, Peru over the last 3 days. (Photo Twitter: @LilianaCapu @ginacarbajal)
The United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction, Mr. Robert Glasser, today extended his condolences to the people of Peru on the loss of life caused by the on-going deadly rains, floods and landslides which have led to the declaration of a state of emergency.
Participants display their certificates as trainers in disaster risk reduction planning (Photo: UNISDR)
Dozens of disaster risk management professionals from across the Americas have been schooled in how to pass on planning skills, thanks to a programme run by UNISDR’s Global Education and Training Institute.
Delegates at the Mercocities Summit in Santa Fe, Argentina (Photo: Mercocities)
A network of hundreds of cities across South America has pledged to step up regional efforts to reduce disaster risk and boost sustainable development.
Ricardo Mena, Head of the UNISDR Regional Office for the Americas (left) and Andreas von Wedemeyer Knigge, President of the National Society of Industries of Peru, seal the ARISE-Peru agreement in Lima (Photo: SNI)
Peru is harnessing the power of business to reduce the impacts of natural and human-induced hazards, thanks to the creation of a national chapter of the UNISDR Private Sector Alliance for Disaster Resilient Societies.