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United Nations celebrates International Day for Disaster Reduction

On 13 October 2013, the United Nations observed the 2013 International Day for Disaster Reduction.

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Mon, 14/10/2013 - 08:36
Mon, 10/14/2013

UN Survey reveals: Needs of people with disabilities neglected in disasters

People living with disabilities face problems in disaster situations

The results of the first-ever UN global survey of persons living with disabilities on how they cope with disasters, illustrates why they die, or are injured, in disproportionate numbers in disasters, as UNISDR reported. An estimated 15% of the world’s population lives with some form of disability.

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Thu, 10/10/2013 - 13:01
Thu, 10/10/2013

UNISDR issues third call for abstracts for GAR15

Flood-affected village in Upper Nile State, Southern Sudan, in 2007.

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) is issuing a Third Call for Abstracts as part of the development of the 2015 Global Assessment Report (GAR15).

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Fri, 04/10/2013 - 11:02
Fri, 10/04/2013

Proceedings for 2013 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction now available

It is a biennial forum for improving implementation of disaster risk
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Fri, 16/08/2013 - 08:58

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Fri, 08/16/2013

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UN-SPIDER Updates March 2013

UN family agrees on plan for disaster risk reduction

Displaced Family in Thailand

Representatives of UN agencies, funds and programmes completed an action plan this week that will accelerate the integration of disaster risk reduction into all UN country level operations in

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Fri, 08/03/2013 - 14:21

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46

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Fri, 03/08/2013

Disaster Risk Reduction: UN task team develops second Thematic Think Piece

The UN system task team on the post-2015 UN development agenda has developed their second Thematic Think Piece on Disaster Risk and Resilience to support discussions on the post-2015 development agenda.

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Fri, 11/01/2013 - 09:55

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46

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6
Fri, 01/11/2013

Asia: Floods the most frequent disaster in 2012

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 concern. In 2012 so far, floods were the most frequent disaster occurring in Asia (44%) and had the highest human and economic impact. They accounted for 54% of the death toll in Asia, 78% of people affected and 56% of all economic damages in the region.

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Thu, 13/12/2012 - 12:32
Thu, 12/13/2012

Fourth session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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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

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19/05/2013 to 23/05/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 01/05/2013

Venue: 

International Conference Centre of Geneva (CICG)

Venue City: 

Geneva

Event Organisers: 

International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, ISDR

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Fourth session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction announced

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 Reduction "Invest Today for a Safer Tomorrow" that will be held in Geneva at the International Conference Center from Sunday 19 May to Thursday 23 May 2013.

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Publishing Date: 

Thu, 30/08/2012 - 16:21
Thu, 08/30/2012

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