Early warning and early action for all

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

A first step to zero climate disasters is early warning

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

UNDRR Regional Office for Arab States Participates in IDDRR 2022 Commemoration in Sudan

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

Building safe shelter to cope with extreme events

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

Early Warning for All: Saving lives in Asia and the Pacific

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

Early assessment for timely action on disasters: IDDRR 2022

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

Climate action and resilience: Early action and investments saves lives

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

The importance of early warning systems in disaster risk reduction

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