The UN system task team on the post-2015 UN development agenda has developed their second Thematic Think Piece on Disaster Risk
An early view of disaster trends in 2012 across Asia, the world's most disaster-prone region, shows that mortality from flood events continues to decline but economic losses remain a major cause of
International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, ISDR
The Fourth Session of the Global Platform “Invest Today for a Safer Tomorrow” comes at a time when there is unprecedented international momentum to reduce disaster risk and build resilience in our com
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) invites all disaster risk reduction stakeholders to participate in the Fourth Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reducti
Municipality of Amadora
The International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction, established by the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN), has as a main objective a reflection about natural disasters.
The United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, UNISDR, announced the International Day for Disaster Reduction 2012.
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction looks back at an extremely successful year 2011.
Margareta Wahlström, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, addressed UN Member States, urging them to face the consequences of the economic and
The UN reiterated calls on Tuesday for the world to respond quickly to current worldwide disasters and streamline efforts to tackle their inevitable impacts.
The earthquake and tsunami that struck the north-eastern coast of Japan on 11 March, was a tragedy for the thousands of people who lost their lives and livelihoods.
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