Updates

Highway with cars rushing over it at night.
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.
Bishkek meeting
With financial support from the EU, and the facilitation of UNDRR, the city of Bishkek launched its Detailed Disaster Resilience Scorecard Assessment process, which forms a part of the city’s wider Local Disaster Resilience Strategy development process.
Ministerial Roundtable: Scaling up Disaster Risk Reduction to Tackle the Climate Emergency, Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, 25 May 2022, Bali, Indonesia
The 7th Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) is taking place at a critical juncture in our planet’s history.
Dushanbe joins MCR2030
Through financial support from the European Union, the city of Dushanbe and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) conducted two self-assessment workshops focused on disaster resilience.
Emtithal Mahmoud, Poet and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador at the Opening Ceremony.
The main segment of the seventh Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction 2022 (GP2022) began its deliberations on Wednesday, 25 March, with an opening ceremony, two high-level dialogues, a ministerial roundtable, five thematic discussions, among others.
Delegates meet and greet to share experiences at the Global Platform 2022.
The second day of the seventh Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction 2022 (GP2022) concluded preparatory events, setting the stage for the main part of the meeting, which kicks off on Wednesday, 25 May.
Important update to the GP2022 schedule, as the times have changed for the opening ceremony and the first high level dialogue on the morning of May 25. The locations remain the same.
Local leaders forum at the GP2022 on 23 May 2022 in Bali, Indonesia.
Local governments play an essential role in disaster risk reduction and building resilience. At UNDRR’s 2022 Global Platform, the Local Leaders Forum opened a productive discussion on important issues around disaster resilience at city and district level.
Community members being educated about community resilience and disaster risk reduction
Non-governmental stakeholder groups, including the private sector and scientific organizations, have increased their commitments to DRR since 2019, according to a new report released by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR).
A young participant checks the programme for the day
The Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction 2022 (GP2022) began with preparatory events on Monday, ahead of the forthcoming high-level meeting taking place from 25-27 May in Bali, Indonesia.