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.
On the occasion of IDDRR, the Joint Programme of the United Nations and the Government of Switzerland “Disaster Risk Reduction for Sustainable Development in Bosnia and Herzegovina”, organized a round table in Sarajevo.
On the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2022, Head of UNDRR Mami Mizutori calls on all countries to implement Target G of the Sendai Framework to increase access to multi-hazard early warning systems and risk information.
SEI researchers reflect on the role of international cooperation, the challenges faced in the Covid-19 pandemic context and what can be done to ensure developing countries are supported effectively to reduce vulnerability and build resilience.
The focus of this year’s IDDRR on 13 October is on a topic which has been pushed to the fore by the debates raging around the faltering response to planetary emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic an, the climate emergency.
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