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This study delves into multilateral and systemic disruption of critical infrastructure (CI) networks to assess the systemic resilience of CI “network-of-networks”.
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This contributing paper addresses the analysis of progresses between the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) agendas in LAC and its complementary features.
SRSG in Panama
During her visit to Panama, the head of UNDRR assessed progress in the region regarding disaster risk reduction and highlighted the achievements obtained.
SRSG_interview
UNDRR’s Head talked to panamanian newspaper La Estrella de Panamá about the importance of the public-private contribution to the detection of disaster risk and its trajectory in favour of women in this field.
Key achievements across the region Americas and the Caribbean.
RP21 proceedings
The VII Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas and the Caribbean was held under the theme “Building resilient economies in the Americas and the Caribbean”.
Towards Gender Equality and Women’s Leadership for Resilience to Disaster Risks in Latin America and the Caribbean
Factors such as gender, age, life in an urban or rural context, belonging to a native or Afrodescendant people, access to education or social protection mechanisms significantly influence people’s knowledge and ability to prepare and respond.
Recife Medellin Exchange
After going through a rigorous evaluation assessment, Recife, Brazil, has been recognized as the fourth Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) Resilience Hub in the Americas and the Caribbean and the tenth at global level. The announcement was made on January 10th, 2022. How do cities operate after being recognized as Resilience Hubs? As leaders, they exchange and diffuse their expertise to other cities, learn about best practices from others, and help to build resilience beyond borders. Under the MCR2030 framework, the cities of Medellin, Colombia and Recife, Brazil, held the first exchange between Resilience Hubs in the Americas and Caribbean region. The event took place on February 10, 2022, in hybrid mode.
EWS
The development of Early Warning Systems has been identified by the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and the Paris Agreement as a key pathway to prevent disasters.
Workshop in Jamaica
The FORIN Methodology two-day workshop held on January 19 and 20 in Kingston, Jamaica, convened 28 participants from local and national governmental agencies. The workshop concluded with two formulated case studies agreed upon by all participating stakeholders. These case studies will be developed in the following years and presented at the next Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas and the Caribbean.