Disaster Risk Management

Stormy sky above Mexico City
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
Photo of the Maldives
Today, on 13th October 2022, the CADRI Partnership celebrates the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction which focuses on increasing access to multi-hazard early warning systems and disaster risk information.
Capacity for Disaster Reduction Initiative Medium
A storm off the coast of Iceland as imaged by a weather satellite
The 2022 IDDRR edition is a very special opportunity to enhance understanding of how to overcome these barriers and accelerate efforts toward effective institutional, political and policy changes both at the UN and members-states level.
University of Groningen
A resident walks past a collapsed house in the aftermath of the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake
Hazards are often merely the trigger event of a disaster waiting to happen since vulnerability already exists.
International Institute for Sustainable Development
man with speaker
For Cox’s Bazar, a coastal disaster-prone district that hosts nearly 1 million Rohingya refugees, the International Day for Disaster Reduction has enormous significance.
United Nations Development Programme - Bangladesh
Glossary of early action terms: 2022 edition
In an attempt to clarify key terms, and in keeping with its aim to bring coherence, alignment, and complementarity to the field of risk-informed early action, REAP has developed this glossary as a tool to support productive conversations around the topic.
Risk-informed Early Action Partnership
Waves and storm surge crash over Ocean Drive in Newport Rhode Island, USA
In a world beleaguered by rising violent conflict, the climate crisis, deepening mistrust in institutions, and the sharpest drop in human development in decades, we find ourselves confronting a perfect storm of evolving threats and outdated responses.
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters