DRR FRAMEWORK COUNTRIES & REGIONS THEMES & ISSUES HAZARDS PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES
Subscriptions: RSSEmail

Water

Water resource management strategies which mitigate the risk of floods and drought, as well as the improvement of water conservation and water quality.

Photo by UNISDR Henk Ovink, the Special Envoy for International Water Affairs of the Netherlands, Margareta Wahlstrom, head of UNISDR, and Naohiro Nishiguchi, the President of the Japan Bosai Platform (JBP) share a light-hearted moment after agreeing on the ‘Statement of Cooperation for Implementation of Resilient Cities Connect’.

Japan and Netherlands join UNISDR in Resilient Cities Initiative

17 Mar 2015, UNISDR

The Special Envoy for International Water Affairs of the Netherlands, Mr Henk Ovink said: 'The Resilient Cities Connect aims to help public and private partners to substantially reduce risk and disaster losses, in lives and in the social, economic and environmental assets of communities and countries'...


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 4.6 [PDF, 85Kb]Procedures are in place to assess the disaster risk impacts of major development projects, especially infrastructure

Find or contribute curricular, extra-curricular and public awareness materials on disaster prevention and school safety for primary, secondary, vocational, community-based education and public awareness.