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The event, held in Santiago, Chile, shared key challenges and opportunities in building national–sub-national links in National Adaptations Plan processes.
National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network
Pudahuel (Chile) es primera ciudad en aplicar herramienta de inclusión de personas con discapacidad desarrollada por UNDRR y ONGs
The application of the tool was conducted through a workshop facilitated by UNDRR under the Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) initiative.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Tonga volcano satelite view
Gas emissions are the manifestation of activity occurring beneath the surface of a volcano. Measuring them lets researchers see what can't be seen from the surface. This knowledge is vital for hazard monitoring and the prediction of future eruptions.
PhysOrg, Omicron Technology Ltd
Skyline of Santiago de Chile during sunrise. View of the city and the mountains in the background.
The Republic of Chile has just purchased its second World Bank intermediated catastrophe bond. This is the first real test of World Bank intermediated cat bonds in what is currently an expensive market for buyers.
Centre for Disaster Protection
The ancient moai on Easter Island 2,000 miles off the coast of Chile at sunset
UNESCO initiated in March 2023 the response actions to fires on the island of Rapa Nui, Chile, which will include a detailed damage estimation; the development of a comprehensive preparation, coordination and management plan for the World Heritage site
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Headquarters
Every country has hundreds of rules and regulations surrounding the construction of buildings. In countries such as Chile and Japan, which face regular earthquakes, many extra rules have been put in place to ensure buildings can withstand these disasters.
World Economic Forum
Rebuilding after the disaster in Turkey and Syria will take years and cost billions. Following the example set by other earthquake-prone regions, can they recover and become more resilient?
Deutsche Welle
Dozens of people have had to evacuate their homes because of the fires and the capital Santiago is under a public health alert due to a cloud of smoke, officials said on Friday.
Skyline of Santiago de Chile during sunrise. View of the city and the mountains in the background.
Appointment of Cristina Huidobro as CHO marks fourth continent to dedicate government resources to reducing the risks of extreme heat in partnership with the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center.
Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center
A-R cover
This report assesses the social and economic effects of extreme heat through the prism of twelve cities that are already enduring and addressing dramatic impacts of heat waves.
Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center