WHO DIRECTOR-GENERAL CALLS FOR 'ONE HEALTH' APPROACH

The following is a message from the Director-General of WHO, Dr,. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus,  for International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction:

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"Bad situations only get worse without good disaster risk governance" says UN Secretary-General, António Guterres

UN Secretary-General's Message for International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

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UNDRR Americas & Caribbean Magazine: Its All About Governance - International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

Most of the planet changed its view this year about the meaning of disaster. Not only because of the health crisis posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, but because as the emergency unfolded, other risks had to be addressed and managed as well.

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Central Asia International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2020 Creativity Contest

In the dedication of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, UNDRR announces a creativity contest on Disaster Risk Reduction in Central Asia.

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UNDRR chief's 5-point plan for resilient infrastructure

The 1st anniversary of the launch by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, of the Co

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COVID-19 and the climate emergency tell us all we need to know about disaster risk governance

‘Disaster risk governance’ was announced today as the theme of this year’s International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction on 13 October in a year when a great number of people have died and fallen ill because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Concept Note - International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2020

An opportunity to acknowledge the progress being made toward reducing disaster risk and losses in lives, livelihoods and health in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.

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Sendai Hazards Report Launched

Statement by the head of UNDRR, Mami Mizutori at the launch of the UNDRR-ISC Technical Report on Sendai Hazards Definitions and Classifications

It is my pleasure to welcome you all to the launch of the UNDRR-ISC Technical Report on Sendai Hazards Definitions and Classifications.

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Nature-based Solutions vital for risk governance

Statement by the Secretary-General's Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, Mami Mizutori, at the launch of IUCN's Global Standard for Nature-based Solutions 

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COVID-19 trigger to re-examine resilience

The urban experience of COVID-19 is “a trigger for us to re-examine the meaning of local resilience,” said Mami Mizutori, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction in a webinar with cities and local government representatives.

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