Earthquake

October 13, 2021. Pavia. The 2021 edition of IDDR Day focuses on ‘International cooperation for developing countries to reduce their disaster risk and disaster losses.’ - the sixth of the Sendai Seven targets. GEM’s work over the past decade in developing
Recognizing the importance of communication of training and awareness-raising actions, UNESCO Global Geoparks actively engage in Disaster Risk Reduction on a daily basis and are very active in the promotion of the resilience concept.
Rural village in Malawi
Scientists have developed a new approach for estimating seismic hazard in southern Malawi, a region in the East African Rift zone with minimal earthquake records.
A valley of broken houses and debris following the 2010 earthquake in Port-Au-prince, Haiti.
A volunteer network helps to monitor aftershocks and illuminate the country’s earthquake hazards.
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A new study led by USGS and Costa Rican researchers demonstrates how Earthquake Early Warning using smartphone technology can be both inexpensive and effective for millions of people.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
Bangkok
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United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Headquarters
National Disaster Management Organization (Ghana)
Green Africa Youth Organization
Africa Youth Advisory Board for DRR
Concept Note International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction
An opportunity to acknowledge the progress being made toward reducing disaster risk and losses in lives, livelihoods and health in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.