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

International Cooperation in Disaster Risk Reduction: Target F

The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction issued a new report “International Cooperation in Disaster Risk Reduction” which highlights low levels of investments in disaster prevention and disaster risk reduction for the world’s most vulnerable countries

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

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

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