The Third Caribbean Safe School Initiative Ministerial Forum, which will be taking place in Sint Maarten from 28 to 30 June 2022, has recognized youth as a key partner in advancing resilience and reducing risk.
In the framework of this Coalition, and in response to the increasing intensity of wildfires in the region, a taskforce has been formed to analyse and articulate a coherent approach to the issue of wildfires, providing tools and resources.
Non-governmental stakeholder groups, including the private sector and scientific organizations, have increased their commitments to DRR since 2019, according to a new report released by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR).
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.
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.
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.