Community-based DRR

Agnes Titus, Nazareth Centre for Rehabilitation in Bougainville
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, women leaders in the Pacific have been able to carve a larger space to bring the voices and perspectives of women and girls to the policy tables and influence disaster preparedness and response. Ms Agnes Titus, of
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
Dubai, UAE
https://www.un.org/development/desa/dpad/2020/cdp-at-the-high-level-political-forum-hlpf-2020/
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
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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
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
United Cities and Local Governments - Africa
Youth and a COVID-19 awareness mural, Fiji
Colourful murals have been used to deliver life-saving messages on COVID-19 in some of Fiji’s poorest communities. Young community members, along with local artists, used their painting skills to create vivid images that have delivered simple yet powerful
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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
World Health Organization
United Nations Institute for Training and Research
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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
World Health Organization
United Nations Institute for Training and Research
JCE employees practice evacuation decision-making in an EVAG game workshop.
The shared trauma and experiences of disasters over the decades have helped shape Japan’s unique disaster culture, where all segments of society contribute to disaster prevention and mitigation. The current COVID-19 pandemic has been no exception, and
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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
United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation
Pan American Health Organization
Cover of report showing a local leaders leading a preparedness exercise.

Disaster risks are growing more intense, complex, and unpredictable. This growing unpredictability and intensity of extreme events, in the midst of increasingly complex socio-economic dynamics fuelled by growing inequalities, call for a new approach to