The International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2022: sing for resilience contest

UNDRR with the financial support from the European Union, announces the “Sing for Resilience” musical contest for countries based in Central Asia to mark this year’s International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction.

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia

Concept Note - International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2022

In 2022, the International Day will focus on Target G of the Sendai Framework: “Substantially increase the availability of and access to multi-hazard early warning systems and disaster risk information and assessments to people by 2030.”

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean

Call for contributions - Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in the Indian Ocean 13th of October 2022

The PIROI proposes to organize, with the collaboration of its Reunionese partners, a symposium dedicated to disaster risk reduction (DRR) on the occasion of the IDDRR 2022..

Indian Ocean Regional Intervention Platform

The tallest tsunami wave ever wasn't the deadliest

Tsunamis are only devastating if people and their livelihoods get in the way, as suggested by the largest tsunami ever recorded only killing five people.

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

International Day For Disaster Risk Reduction Marked in Ghana By GNDR

Led by the National Focal Point in Ghana, the International Day For Disaster Risk Reduction has been marked in Ghana by the Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction on the 13th of October, 2021.

Ghana Gong

The role of international cooperation in disaster risk reduction

SEI researchers reflect on the role of international cooperation, the challenges faced in the Covid-19 pandemic context and what can be done to ensure developing countries are supported effectively to reduce vulnerability and build resilience.

Stockholm Environment Institute

IOM and USAID launch new project to support Disaster Risk Reduction and preparedness in Sudan

IOM will implement the new project for a period of 24 months from 2021 to 2023, targeting the disaster-prone states of Khartoum, West Darfur, North Darfur, South Darfur, North Kordofan, Kassala, Gadaref, and Blue Nile.

International Organization for Migration

Women from Latin America and the Caribbean launch network for disaster risk reduction

Through the Latin American and Caribbean Network of Women for Disaster Risk Reduction, women and girls will come together to share experiences, ideas and innovative and transformative solutions to the challenges posed by disaster risk.

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean, Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction, United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)

A world in crisis needs international cooperation

The focus of this year’s IDDRR on 13 October is on a topic which has been pushed to the fore by the debates raging around the faltering response to planetary emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic an, the climate emergency.

UN Chronicle

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction with Bapon Fakhruddin

October 13th marks the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction – a UN observed day that highlights the importance of international cooperation to reduce disaster risk and save lives.

Tonkin + Taylor