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Global Platform 2022
| Source: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) is glad to announce that the Proceedings for the seventh session of the Global Platform
7th Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, 23-28 May 2022, Bali, Indonesia
| Source: Risk-informed Early Action Partnership
The 2022 Global Platform for DRR brought together the DRR and climate communities around a concrete goal: finding solutions to scale up climate
Deputy Secretary General Amina J. Mohammed at a school tsunami drill during GP2022.
| Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Office - Jakarta
On 28 May 2022 Tanjung Benoa district in Bali received their UNESCO-IOC Tsunami Ready Recognition, becoming the first Tsunami Ready Community in
Transformation Platform, 7th Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, 27 May 2022, Bali, Indonesia
| Source: World Meteorological Organization
More countries must urgently adopt and improve early warning systems to reduce risks from an increasing number of climate hazards and other disasters
Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim speaks
| Source: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
More than 30 million people were displaced as a result of disasters in 2020 alone, and this number is likely to rise with the mounting severity and
A woman being wheeled in a wheelchair at the 7th Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, 27 May 2022, Bali, Indonesia
| Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development
In a world challenged by natural hazards that are increasing in frequency and intensity, the seventh session of the Global Platform on Disaster Risk
View of the dais during the thematic session on Cooperation Across Borders for Strengthened Capacity and Action
| Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development
The seventh Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction 2022 (GP2022) concluded its deliberations without slowing down its pace.
Amal Ridene, Young Climate Change Negotiator
| Source: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Diverse leadership and adaptive social protection are critical factors for resilient and sustainable risk reduction and protection against the impacts
A woman wearing a face mask to protect herself from COVID-19 walking across a yellow bridge.
| Source: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Over the past two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the world, and its consequences have been particularly severe for the most vulnerable
Demolition of silos.
| Source: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Disasters unfold across national boundaries, involving a range of interrelated hazards and complex dynamics. To tackle disaster risks and build