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
Speightstown, Barbados
UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged all countries to achieve 100 per cent coverage of their populations by early warning systems within the next five years.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Sarajevo river in Bosnia and Herzegovina
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.
Ministry of Security
Head of UNDRR Mami Mizutori for IDDRR 2022
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.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Two women walking down a plath carrying baskets, in Nepal
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.
Stockholm Environment Institute
Group of people brainstorming on globe
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.
UN Chronicle
Mami Mizutori (UNDRR) and Prof. Petteri Taalas (WMO)
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