Governance

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The report documents recent disastrous events which caused massive loss of lives and properties in Nepal.
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.
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The seventh session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction took place from 25 to 27 May 2022 in Bali, Indonesia. This is the Co-Chairs' Summary of the Bali Agenda for Resilience.
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.
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.
Successful execution tasks
UNDRR has launched a survey collecting inputs from stakeholders as part of the Midterm Review (MTR) of the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (Sendai Framework).
Reception of the GP
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) is glad to announce that the registration for the seventh session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2022) is now open.
Opening ceremoney
On 17 November 2021, the Government of Republic of Kenya officially opened the 8th Africa Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction as the host country. This key event on disaster risk reduction is convened at a critical time in a context where Africa is facing increasing challenges from disaster risks aggravated by the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change.
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Some 30 countries from the Americas and the Caribbean ended a key conference on disaster risk – which drew a record attendance – with a pledge to step up action to prevent and better manage disasters.