Singapore

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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
Singapore Cooperation Programme
Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Singapore)
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Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
Singapore Cooperation Programme
Nanyang Technological University
Singapore
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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
Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Singapore)
Singapore
UNISDR head, Mami Mizutori, addressing the High School Students Summit for World Tsunami Awareness Day
For the third year, Japan hosted a High School Students Summit to mark World Tsunami Awareness Day. UNISDR head, Mami Mizutori, urged them to become youth ambassdors for disaster risk reduction.
The High School Students Summit saw 360 participants from 30 countries spotlight the issue of reducing tsunami risk (Photo: UNISDR)
Hundreds of high school students from around the world have pledged to step up efforts to reduce disaster risk, at a global gathering held to mark the first edition of World Tsunami Awareness Day.
Deep in discussion: participants at the Singapore workshop debate ways to boost their countries' disaster risk management capacity (Photo: Nanyang Technological University – Centre for Continuing Education)
Singapore and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) have renewed their partnership to strengthen the disaster risk management capacity of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and other developing countries that are vulnerable to natural disasters and are on the front line of climate change.
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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
Singapore Cooperation Programme
Centre for Continuing Education, Nanyang Technological University
Singapore
24 countries taking part in tsunami drill
World Tsunami Awareness Day will be marked for the first time this year, on November 5. This week 24 countries with exposed coastlines in the Indian Ocean are taking part in one of the largest tsunami drills ever staged.
ASEAN members' National Disaster Management Offices and their staff have been at the forefront of establishing and implementing the world’s first and only legally-binding regional framework on disaster management (Photo: UNISDR)
Greater disaster resilience at community and national level is an important element of a new era of closer integration and cooperation in Southeast Asia, a high-level ASEAN-China cooperation forum was told today.
Mr Sanjaya Bhatia, Head, UNISDR Office for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute (GETI), speaking to participants about the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. (Photo: UNISDR)
Singapore and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) have teamed up to strengthen the disaster risk management capacity of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and other countries that are on the front line of climate change.