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
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.
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
With climate change and an uncertain future, digital solutions are vital to preparing for disasters
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.
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters
DRNGHANA celebrate IDDRR 2021
Disaster Resilience Network (DRN) Ghana joins the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – UNDRR to Celebrate International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction:
Disaster Resilience Network Ghana
International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2021: interview with Jenty Kirsch-Wood
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.
Royal Geographical Society
Joint statement by WMO and UNDRR on the creation of a Centre of Excellence for Climate and Disaster Resilience
The World Meteorological Organization and the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction are marking 13 October, International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, with the announcement of the creation of a Centre of Excellence for Climate and Disaster Resilience.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, World Meteorological Organization
International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2021
Why climate, development, and disaster sectors must work together to achieve global goals
International Water Management Institute
Only together: A reminder on the value of flood resilience investment
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.
Flood Resilience Portal