GP2022 in the news

The UNDRR is conducting a survey ahead of the 7th Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction scheduled to
The application process is open from 4 to 18 June. All applications will be reviewed to balance regional, gender and
A satellite image of a cyclone shot from space.
| Source: University of Hawai'i
The University of Hawaiʻi’s Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) was named laureate of the prestigious United Nations Sasakawa Award for Disaster Risk Reduction during the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) in Bali, Indonesia on May 25, 2022.
Abdulla Shahid, President of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly
| Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development
The seventh Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction 2022 (GP2022) continued its work with another dense day, which included two plenary sessions on the Mid-term Review, a high-level dialogue, a ministerial roundtable, and other thematic sessions.
Highway with cars rushing over it at night.
| Source: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Day-to-day life depends on infrastructure and its services, this includes supply-chains, electricity, water and sanitation, and information networks. In the face of COVID-19 and increasing extreme weather events, these systems are under increasing threat.