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Two girls discussing in front of their laptop screens
Update
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
Drawing contest in Dushanbe dedicated to 2021 IDDRR
Community announcement
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
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in front of the UN flag and national flags
Statements and messages
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
Update
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
Kathmandu main square flooded with water after heavy monsoon rain (2012)
Update
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
2021IDDRR Central Asia
Community announcement
The United Nations General Assembly has designated October 13th as the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction to promote a global culture of disaster risk reduction. It is an opportunity to acknowledge the progress being made toward reducing
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
Image portraying world diversity with many different coloured hands
Community announcement
Host an event to showcase DRR projects where international cooperation played a role. Share your event via PreventionWeb to feature it on the International Day site.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Group of hands on top of each other
Statements and messages
It has become very clear over the last twelve months that international cooperation to developing countries is not keeping pace with the rise in extreme weather events and the tragic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Rural village in Malawi
Update
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.
Temblor
 A valley of broken houses and debris following the 2010 earthquake in Port-Au-prince, Haiti.
Research briefs
A volunteer network helps to monitor aftershocks and illuminate the country’s earthquake hazards.
Springer Nature

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