Statement by SRSG Mami Mizutori on the creation of a Centre of Excellence for Climate and Disaster Resilience

This new Centre of Excellence will concentrate minds on what extreme weather and other natural hazards means for daily life on planet Earth for the foreseeable future and spur efforts to adapt and cope with that reality.

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Inaugural women’s leadership awards for disaster risk reduction granted to Fijian trailblazer and Indonesian scientist mobilising youth

The inaugural WIN DRR Leadership Awards have been granted to Ms. Vasiti Soko, Director of the National Disaster Management Office in Fiji, and Dr. Nuraini Rahma Hanifa, an earthquake scientist who founded U-INSPIRE Alliance

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific

UNESCO Global Geoparks celebrate the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

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.

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Headquarters

Alluvione: Girl power to combat floods in Indonesia

All-Women Team at Hackathon Fest 2021 Develops a Solution to Help Safeguard Vulnerable Communities from Future Flooding

United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters

Ms. Asako Okai UN Assistant Secretary-General Director of UNDP's Crisis Bureau: Video message on International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

If the COVID-19 crisis has taught us anything, it’s that we need to work together if we are to overcome shared challenges.

United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters

18 agencies collaborated to create a one-stop source for training modules in disaster risk reduction

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.

Capacity for Disaster Reduction Initiative

Children’s drawing contest in Dushanbe, dedicated to the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction with the support of UNDRR and the EU

The contest brought together schoolchildren from Dushanbe, interested in drawing and disaster risk reduction in the Alisher Navoi Park of Culture and Recreation.

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia

Reducing disaster risk and losses is vital to save lives and livelihoods

To meet the cascading challenges of the 21st century and safeguard the lives, health and livelihoods of all people, we must reduce systemic risks.

United Nations - Headquarters

UNDP and the Japan Bosai Platform work together to accelerate digitalization in disaster risk reduction for vulnerable groups

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.

United Nations Development Programme - Asia-Pacific Regional Centre