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Call for papers: Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2019

UNISDR

UNISDR has launched the official Call for Papers to contribute to the UN Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2019 (GAR19). This flagship report is a vehicle to show-case Member States progress towards the implementation of the Sendai Framework, to assess global risk trends, and to present innovative research and knowledge to enhance understanding of disaster risk in all its dimensions, thereby supporting risk reduction efforts.

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PreventionWeb is a project of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)

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  • Philippines initiates ASEAN disaster risk management database

    OpenGov

    The Philippines has urged fellow ASEAN states to create a region-wide database on disaster risk management, which would allow the sharing of information on mitigating the effects of climate change and guarantee timely assistance during calamities. This request is in conjunction with other DRR efforts, including reinsurance and digitization of government assets.

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