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

Video contest for the 2021 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction in Central Asia

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.

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

Join the 2021 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction campaign

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

Only together can we make true progress towards a safer and more resilient planet

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