UN Organizations

International Day for Disaster Reduction

Uniting to reduce disaster risk

Under the Secretary-General's leadership, the United Nations system is working from global to national levels to support country efforts to reduce community vulnerability and build resilient nations.

Please contribute to the disaster risk reduction community

Devastating recent disasters have highlighted that disaster-prone countries need an effective, efficient and well coordinated United Nations system. This is particularly the case in the area of disaster risk reduction, both in terms of institutional arrangements and levels of funding. While following list is not exhaustive, it gives an overview of the UN organizations in support of national effort to reduce disaster risk and links to their relevant websites.



The various UN agencies and organizations committed to reducing disaster risks.

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