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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).