Updates

The Johns Hopkins glacier, Alaska
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.
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.
Two women walking down a plath carrying baskets, in Nepal
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.
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.
Official Launch of the Latin American and caribbean Network of Women for DRR
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.
Blue pins on a city map
For IDDRR 2021, the DRM PPG spoke to Jenty Kirsch-Wood, Head of Global Risk Management and Reporting at the UN Office for Disaster Risk Management, on a range of topics around disaster risk reduction, and the importance of the IDDRR campaign.
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.
Why climate, development, and disaster sectors must work together to achieve global goals
Long exposure of crown point weir in the city center of Leeds which was built as part of the Leeds flood control program.
13 October is International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction. This year the theme is Only Together. The focus is on enhancing international cooperation to developing countries. The reminded of the value of working together to deliver flood resilience investments.
On the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, a look at how communities around the world are using new ways of collecting data to reduce vulnerability to disasters.