On 28 May 2022 Tanjung Benoa district in Bali received their UNESCO-IOC Tsunami Ready Recognition, becoming the first Tsunami Ready Community in Indonesia. Guests from the GPDRR witnessed a school evacuation drill prior to the inauguration ceremony.
UNECE was engaged at the main global forum to assess and discuss progress in implementing the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) – the seventh session of GP2022 held in Bali and online, 25-27 May 2022.
Adapting to climate change and managing the risks of natural and technological hazards in transboundary basins has become critical, as the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events are on the rise in the wake of the changing climate.
In a world challenged by natural hazards that are increasing in frequency and intensity, the seventh session of the Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction 2022 (GP2022) could not be taking place at a more important moment.