Key disaster risk reduction events for the New York office.
15 July 2016 - Implementing the Health Aspects of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction – Follow-up on the “Bangkok Principles”
The Royal Thai Government, the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), and the World Health Organization (WHO) organised side event on health in the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction during the 2016 High-level Political Forum for Sustainable Development.
6 April 2013 - Hoboken resilience 5K run
The Hoboken Resilience Run, a 5K and Fun Run for post Hurricane Sandy recovery, was organized in support of a global UN initiative – the "Making Cities Resilient" campaign, led by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR).
6 March 2013 - The United Nations special thematic session on water and disasters
This Special Session on Water and Disasters, an initiative of Secretary-General, was held to raise awareness on risks and challenges, share experiences and good practices, and discuss global action on water and disasters.
16 November 2012 - Briefing on the implementation of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction
Co-hosted by the Permanent Missions of Japan and Mexico in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, this briefing included a presentation on the on-going consultations towards the post-2015 disaster risk reduction framework, the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action, and preparations for the 2013 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction.
12 April 2012 - Rio+20: Thematic debate on disaster risk reduction
The preparatory process of Rio+20 has identified 'disaster risk reduction and resilience' as one of the emerging issues in the context of sustainable development. This coincides with the growing desire of Member States to increase dialogue on innovative solutions to address the challenge of disaster risk.
Calendar of DRR events in the Americas