The report of the event focuses on the pressing need to upscale wetland solutions for disaster risk reduction. The session featured prominent speakers who offered valuable insights into the potential of wetlands as nature-based solutions (NbS).
The AfDB teamed up with the ARC Group to establish the Africa Disaster Risk Financing Programme in 2018. This program enhances African countries’ resilience and response to climate shocks by improving their management of climate disaster risks.
PLOS highlights recent studies published in PLOS ONE including one on an informal settlement in northwestern Colombia and a paper looking at how heat waves affect visitors to the Grand Canyon National Park. The authors give PLOS insights on their work.
Representatives from high-tech companies such as Oracle, Amazon, and Esri joined community humanitarian organizers and academic researchers in energetic and open dialog on topics such as "Unleashing Innovation for Disaster Resilience".
Marking the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction on Friday, UN chief António Guterres called on countries everywhere to boost resilience and adaptation, to build a safer and more just future for all.
To prepare the local government and community to respond before, during, and after shocks, Bhotekoshi Rural Municipality organised a functional level forecast-based action-shock responsive social protection (FbA-SRSP) simulation in September 2023.
In an attempt to clarify key terms, and in keeping with its aim to bring coherence, alignment, and complementarity to the field of risk-informed early action, REAP has developed this glossary as a tool to support productive conversations around the topic.
This UNDRR-WMO joint report assesses the current global status of multi-hazard early warning systems (MHEWS) against Target G of the Sendai Framework, collating data officially reported by the Member States with data collected through a WMO survey.
In 2022, the International Day will focus on Target G of the Sendai Framework: “Substantially increase the availability of and access to multi-hazard early warning systems and disaster risk information and assessments to people by 2030.”
In 2021, the IDDRR focus is on Target f: “Substantially enhance international cooperation to developing countries through adequate and sustainable support to complement their national actions for implementation of the present Framework by 2030.
The focus of this year’s IDDRR is “Substantially enhance international cooperation to developing countries through adequate and sustainable support to complement their national actions for implementation of the present Framework by 2030.”