For Cox’s Bazar, a coastal disaster-prone district that hosts nearly 1 million Rohingya refugees, the International Day for Disaster Reduction has enormous significance.
United Nations Development Programme - Bangladesh
When the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, toured the damage caused by the recent floods in Pakistan, he called the devastation “climate carnage.”
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, World Meteorological Organization
The UNDRR ROAS participated in the commemoration of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction in Sudan organized by the National Council for Civil Defense and the Regional Science and Technology Advisory Centre.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
International Day for DRR: IFRC urges leaders to invest in warning systems that translate into anticipatory action
Extreme-weather events don’t have to turn into humanitarian tragedies. When communities are warned ahead of disasters and able to take action, countless lives can be saved
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Supporting communities and institutions to reduce risks related to extreme weather events. On occasion of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, the HuT project official kick-off is taking place.
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici
The call for ‘Early Warning for All’ is critical in Asia and the Pacific, the world’s most disaster-prone region. Between 1970 and 2020, disasters in the region affected 6.9 billion people and killed more than 2 million.
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2022 focuses on drawing global attention to the need for developing multi-hazard early warning systems and disaster risk information and assessment for people.
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center
Local Governments for Sustainability hosted a dialogue on Thursday, 13 October, inviting mayors and high-level officials to look into the purpose, process, and impact of declaring a climate emergency at the local and regional levels.
The Urban Journalism Institute
Celebrating IDRR Day: stronger country systems to enhance early warning and preventive action in the Maldives
Today, on 13th October 2022, the CADRI Partnership celebrates the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction which focuses on increasing access to multi-hazard early warning systems and disaster risk information.
Capacity for Disaster Reduction Initiative, Medium
It is not enough for an early warning system to correctly identify an incoming hazard, it must also ensure that the populations and sectors that are at risk can receive the alert, understand it, and most importantly, act on it.
International Labour Organization