To prevent disasters such as the recent floods that impacted China, UNDRR co-organzied a workshop is to strengthen China’s ability to report damage and loss data and track implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.
National and local governments, civil society representatives, the private sector, academia and the United Nations system gathered virtually in July 2020 for the annual High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). Discussions on this year
BANGKOK – The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) launched an online Quick Risk Estimation (QRE) Tool to help small businesses and enterprises, including those in the informal sector, to better understand their exposure and vulnerability to
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
U-INSPIRE India, Nepal, and Indonesia have become the first national chapters of an alliance of youth and young professionals to register their work in UNDRR's Sendai Framework Voluntary Commitments online platform.
Following Japan’s declaration in June that climate change is a “climate crisis,” Japan’s Minister of the Environment, Mr. Shinjiro Koizumi, and the Minister of State for Disaster Management, Mr. Ryota Takeda, announced a new joined-up approach to preventing disasters and building resilience.
The Cyclone Preparedness Programme in Bangladesh is to undergo it's largest ever expansion since it was founded in 1972, a large recruitment drive and the inclusion of urban risk, earthquakes, floods and other hazards.