WCDRR 2015


Co-Chairs' zero draft released

The English, French, Spanish and Russian versions of the zero draft of the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction prepared by the co-Chairs of the Preparatory Committee of the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction are now available. Learn more...

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Success of the HFA

Celebrating the successes of HFA

Pakistan’s first DRR Masters graduates

The faculty of Pakistan’s National University of Science and Technology Risalpur campus knew it was time to act when the 2010 floods devastated large swathes of their country directly affecting 20 million people (in line with Priority 3 of the Hyogo Framework for Action, the global agreement on reducing disaster risk). Learn more...

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IDDR 2014

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2014

Older people and disasters

This year, the focus of the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR 2014) is on older people, including their needs and contributions towards better planning and understanding of disaster risk in their communities.

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UN in Action

UN and DRR

Feature Organization: UN Food and Agriculture Organization

In line with the priorities set out in the Hyogo Framework for Action, FAO promotes an interdisciplinary and programmatic approach to disaster risk reduction by integrating agriculture and natural resource management sectors to cope more effectively with disaster risks that threaten the livelihoods of small-scale farmers, foresters, pastoralists and fishers.

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