Deltares and Consultec selected to prepare national strategy for the Flood and Cyclone Early-Warning System in Mozambique

A consortium with Deltares was selected by the Mozambique National Institute for Disaster Risk Management and Reduction (INGD) to strengthen preparedness.

Deltares

IDB group and Japan expand partnership to support recovery in Latin America and Caribbean

The IDB has expanded its longstanding partnership with the Government of Japan through a partnership amendment signed with the MOF and a new MOC with the JICA.

Inter-American Development Bank

Water and Climate Leaders Panel is launched

“Water and Climate Leaders” aim to set and pursue an integrated global Water and Climate Agenda in support of national mitigation and adaptation actions.

World Meteorological Organization

Gender equality in a COVID-19 world

Statement by Mami Mizutori, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction for International Women’s Day

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

The COVID-19 road ahead is long, winding and uncertain

The virus can probably never be globally eradicated, because of its presence in many animals (including cats and dogs) and because of incomplete vaccine coverage.

International Science Council

Bangladesh: Living with the floods on floating houses

In this interview, Professor M. Shah Alam Khan explains how amphibious housing can help populations in Bangladesh cope with reoccurring floods.

New Year reckoning looms on climate and disaster action

By Mami Mizutori

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Tsunamis supreme test of risk governance - UN Secretary-General

MESSAGE OF THE UN SECRETARY-GENERAL FOR WORLD TSUNAMI AWARENESS DAY, 5 NOVEMBER

We live in a multi-hazard world where risk is systemic and embedded in the very fabric of human development.

 

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

UNDRR ROAMC IDDRR Report

A brief report of the impact of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas & the Caribbean. 

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean

Good governance guarantees sustainable development

Nothing undermines development more than disasters. The lack of strategies and planning when faced with an event of natural, human or biological origin could mean inevitable decline in a society’s efforts to promote development and growth. 

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean