3rd public symposium on post disaster recovery - opening remarks by Sálvano Briceño, Director, UNISDR

The International Recovery Platform is one of the concrete outcomes of the World Conference on Disaster Reduction held in January last year here in Kobe. The IRP was established under the ISDR system with support from the Government of Japan, Italy, and Switzerland to promote capacity building amongst nations and communities and facilitate synergy among international actors to undertake risk resilient recovery. It carries out its activities through sharing of lessons worldwide, knowledge networking and developing tools to enhance recovery operations.
The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.
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