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Egypt

The head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), Margareta Wahlstrom, speaking at the opening of the 2nd Arab Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction. (Photo: UNISDR)

Arabs meet on post-2015 HFA

15 Sep 2014, UNISDR ROAS

The region had consistently engaged in implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action since it was adopted in 2005; 15 of the 22 members of the Arab League of States have reported formally on their progress and ten have established national disaster loss data bases which Ms. Wahlstrom said 'are important to understand where you go in the future and that you can integrate risk in all your decision making and planning'...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Cabinet Information and Decision Support Center, Crisis Mangement and DRR Sector (IDSC)
  • Website:http://www.idsc.gov.eg/
  • Contact:Director , Crisis management and Disaster Risk Reduction Sector
  • Phone:+201008455890 +202 27927407


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Cabinet Information and Decision Support Center, Crisis Mangement and DRR Sector (IDSC)
  • Website:http://www.idsc.gov.eg/
  • Contact:Director , Crisis management and Disaster Risk Reduction Sector
  • Phone:+201008455890 +202 27927407
Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 1994 160,660
Earthquake* 1992 92,649
Flood 2010 3,500
Flood 1995 3,000
Flood 2002 800
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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