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February 20, 2015

Building resilience to disasters is one of the most pressing development challenges faced by Asia and the Pacific, the world’s most disaster prone region.

February 13, 2015

As part of efforts to roll out the UN Plan on Disaster Risk Reduction for Resilience in the Arab States region, UNISDR and UNDP held a session late last month to help build the team’s capacity to expand their support to Algerian partners as part of the forthcoming Strategic Cooperation Framework — the main planning instrument for the UN contribution to Algeria’s development priorities from 2016-2019.

February 09, 2015

Engage with development leaders and practitioners in a two-week online forum (February 9-20, 2015) on Urban Flood Risk Management.

February 06, 2015

To ensure development efforts are sustainable, the World Bank-managed Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) is scaling up disaster risk management efforts and building resilience in vulnerable countries.

February 05, 2015

Health is a cornerstone of resilience, which in turn underpins the draft “HFA2” – a major upgrade of the 10-year-old Hyogo Framework for Action.

February 02, 2015

The “Tokyo Conference on International Study for Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience” called on policymakers to empower their national DRR platforms through greater engagement with science and technology.

February 02, 2015

Mindful that disaster risk reduction is a key stepping stone towards improving quality of life and ensuring sustainable development, representatives of 15 municipalities came together last week for a national workshop entitled “Build more resilient Tunisian municipalities in the light of disaster risk”.

January 30, 2015

Among the success stories featured in the Proceedings of the UR Forum is the risk assessment undertaken for Quezon City.

January 27, 2015

The Italian Province of Potenza was recognized at the weekend as a role model for inclusive resilience by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction for its unique network of 100 cities which are all enrolled in the Making Cities Resilient Campaign.

January 23, 2015

“2015 can be a turning point in human development if we agree on a path to resilience through strong agreements on disaster risk reduction, development financing, climate change and a new set of sustainable development goals,” said the Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

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