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Denis Mc Clean, Chief, Communications and Outreach, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

I have never witnessed before, or since, anything like the scale of destruction that I saw from a helicopter flying along Bangladesh’s coastline in

David Borges, National Aeronautics and Space Administration

The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Disaster Risk Reduction Working Group (DRR WG) is developing and implementing a coherent and crosscutting

Astrid Zwick, InsuResilience Global Partnership

Co-authored by Tuga Alaskary

When making economic decisions, planning new infrastructure or developing business plans, climate and disaster risks

Rabin Sharma, Student of Master of Crisis Management/Disaster Management
, Institute of Crisis Management Studies

In Nepal,  80% of the country’s population is exposed to natural hazards, among which flood is a major one. The Terai region of Nepal is particularly

Moreno Jenny

Co-authored by Ms. Rahel Steinbach, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Resilience Programme Specialist at UN Women, and Ms. Tanja Tuominen, Programme

Ria Sen, United Nations - Headquarters

Co-authored with Martha McPherson and Katie Keward

In an increasingly uncertain world, the concept of ‘risk’ has come to the forefront of policy. We

Gerardo Huertas, Global Director Animals in Disasters Program, World Animal Protection

By Gerardo Huertas, Animals in Disasters Global Director. World Animal Protection

For rural communities in India, protecting animals from disasters

Julie-Ann Guivarra, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

By H.E. Ambassador for Gender Equality, Ms. Julie-Ann Guivarra (Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade – Government of Australia), and Ms. Åsa Regnér

Maria Holtsberg, UN Women Regional office for Asia and the Pacific

In the Asia Pacific region, disaster risks converge with critical socioeconomic vulnerabilities, environmental degradation, and climate change, making

Kyana Bowen, United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

Avoid. Reduce. Transfer. Assume. These terms are used to describe decisions we make in our daily lives about managing risk, including disaster risk