Building resilience to disasters in Western Balkans and Turkey (Brochure)

This brochure describes; (i) UNISDR and WMO's joint programme Building resilience to disasters in the Western Balkans and Turkey; (ii) its objectives, in line with the priorities set by the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015 - Building resilience of nations and communities to disasters; (iii) the project activities, which focus on disaster risk reduction capacity building, knowledge management and disaster risk transfer and community based disaster management for UNISDR, and on risk assessment, meteorological and hydrological forecast, enabling climate risk management in decision-making, and designing a region-wide harmonized early warning system for WMO.

The translation of the brochure in Albanian, Croatian, Macedonian, Montenegrin, Serbian and Turkish is supported by the European Commission through the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA).
Date:
2012
Pages:
4 p.
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Themes:
Capacity Development, Climate Change, Community-based DRR, Early Warning, Information Management, Risk Identification & Assessment, Insurance & Risk Transfer, Governance
Countries:
Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey, Serbia, Montenegro
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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