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FEMA_Deanne_Criswell
Update
FEMA's Administrator invites you to join FEMA in commemorating International Disaster Risk Reduction Day. The theme for 2023 is Fighting Inequality for a Resilient Future.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Fighting inequality for a resilient future
Update
UNDRR held an inspiring event titled "Fighting Inequality for a Resilient Future" during MENA Climate Week 2023 hosted by the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Riyadh from 8-12 October 2023.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
Worker on a roof in Mozambique
Update
In recent years, Beira has made enormous progress in preparing its green and grey infrastructure for natural disasters with support from the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) and the World Bank.
Climate Investment Funds
IDDRR card 2023
Statements and messages
Fighting inequality is the theme of this year’s International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction. This International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction let us reaffirm our commitment to investing in resilience, adaptation, and building a safe and just future.
United Nations - Headquarters
Mami_IDDRR
Statements and messages
90% of climate-related deaths occur in poorer countries. Even in wealthier countries, the majority of disaster victims are the poorest and those already facing social and economic inequality.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Siren
Op Ed
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 (WMO)
IDDRR 2022 Commemoration in Sudan
Update
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
Myanmar early warning drill
Update
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 (IFRC)
Stormy sky above Mexico City
Update
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
President of Mozambique Filipe Jacinto Nyusi on IDDRR 2022
Feature
“Extreme weather events do not need to become disasters,” says Mozambique's President Nyusi on International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, at the launch of a joint UNDRR-WMO publication on multi-hazard early warning systems.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

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