WCDRR 2015


World Conference registration opens!

The online registration for official delegations of States, accredited Intergovernmental Organizations and UN specialized agencies is now open through to 5 March 2015. Learn more

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Success of the HFA

Celebrating the successes of HFA

Launching of GEM's OpenQuake platform

Understanding risk is the basis of any disaster risk reduction policy and action (in line with Priority 2 of the Hyogo Framework for Action, the global agreement on reducing disaster risk). GEM's OpenQuake platform allows access to a wide variety of sources on earthquakes, enabling cutting-edge risk assessment and the sharing of information with a broad community. 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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