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February 08, 2018

Through funding provided by the Government of Canada, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is currently supporting the Philippine Department of Finance (DOF) to develop a city disaster insurance…

February 06, 2018

The appointment of Mami Mizutori as UN Assistant Secretary-General and Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction was announced by UN Secretary-General António Guterres last Jan. 31, 2018.   Ms. Mizutori…

February 02, 2018

Over the past two days, EMI participated in the Stakeholder Workshop on Linking Disaster Risk Governance and Land Use Planning, providing insights from its experience implementing projects on risk-sensitive land use planning and urban redevelopmen

October 25, 2017

UNISDR has just released the summary of the proceedings of the Fifth Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction that was held in Cancun, Mexico from…

October 25, 2017

This latest release in the Words Into Action series on the first priority of the Sendai Framework, Understanding Risk. It is intended to guide national-level decision makers on…

September 20, 2017

Links to relevant information about the M7.1 Raboso, Mexico earthquake that occurred on Sept. 19, 2017 are available here. The contents of the page will be updated as…

July 04, 2017

EMI held the pilot launch of the Comprehensive Disaster Risk Management and Resilience online course (CDRMR) last May 29, 2017 with 21 students from the Master in Crisis…

June 15, 2017

UNISDR  has released Words into Action guidelines for implementing Priority Area 4 of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (SFDRR). These guides provide practical approaches for…

May 25, 2017

With more than half the world’s population living in urban areas, it’s often said that we live in the era of the megacity. But we could also say…

May 22, 2017

Heads of state, ministers, policy makers, mayors, disaster risk managers and other leaders from the private sector, academe and civil society will be among the 5,000 participants gathered…

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