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All-Women Team at Hackathon Fest 2021 Develops a Solution to Help Safeguard Vulnerable Communities from Future Flooding
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
Two girls discussing in front of their laptop screens
The e-catalogue is the outcome of 18 CADRI partners joining forces to map the training resources of UN and civil society agencies in disaster risk reduction and to make this inventory publicly accessible on a digital hub on the new CADRI website.
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.
Disaster Resilience Network (DRN) Ghana joins the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – UNDRR to Celebrate International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction:
Kathmandu main square flooded with water after heavy monsoon rain (2012)
This joint initiative aims to enhance the capacities of vulnerable groups and communities in three countries to cope with disasters by increasing their access to early warning messages and strengthening their ability to act on them.
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.
The flooding in Germany provides an example of how differing responses and levels of preparedness by regional governments led to differing outcomes.
HLP Panel on Covid19
UNDRR chief, Mami Mizutori, this week expressed her belief that the COVID-19 Scenarios Project spearheaded by the International Science Council (ISC) “will make a major contribution to guiding governments and policymakers along an effective pathway
Insurance Development Forum Consortium Launches Project to Enhance Resilience in Colombia through Development of Insurance Products for Climate Risks & Natural Disasters.