Disaster Risk Management

7th Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, 23-28 May 2022, Bali, Indonesia
The 2022 Global Platform for DRR brought together the DRR and climate communities around a concrete goal: finding solutions to scale up climate adaptation. And several early warning initiatives showed interesting parallels in taking this agenda forward.
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The report documents recent disastrous events which caused massive loss of lives and properties in Nepal.
Transformation Platform, 7th Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, 27 May 2022, Bali, Indonesia
More countries must urgently adopt and improve early warning systems to reduce risks from an increasing number of climate hazards and other disasters across the world, a UN forum has concluded.
Rajib Shaw - Professor at Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University, Japan - has championed multi-hazard community-based disaster risk reduction in six Asian countries, and his work has led to the establishment of village level community-based working groups.
Three individuals – Myriam Urzúa Venegas, Rajib Shaw and Glenn Suerte Felipe Banaguas – and three organizations – the Pacific Disaster Center, Save the Children Philippines, and SEEDS – are the six laureates of the 2022 United Nations Sasakawa Award.
A woman wearing a face mask to protect herself from COVID-19 walking across a yellow bridge.
Over the past two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the world, and its consequences have been particularly severe for the most vulnerable and disadvantaged populations.
Demolition of silos.
Disasters unfold across national boundaries, involving a range of interrelated hazards and complex dynamics. To tackle disaster risks and build resilience, it will require a united effort to move beyond working in silos.
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.
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).
Registration of interest in the Plenaries of the Midterm Review of the Implementation of the Sendai Framework (MTR SF) is extended until 18 May.
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) is pleased to announce that an updated version of the GP2022 COVID-19 Health Protocol is available on the website of Indonesia’s National Disaster Management Authority (BNPB)