Disaster risk management

Disaster risk management

Mitigation, preparedness, prevention, risk reduction plan, policies and strategies; preparedness and contingency planning, prospective disaster risk management.

Climate change increases massive storm surges, which may be more than Venice’s flood control system can handle.
American Geophysical Union
The project, funded by the European Union Humanitarian Aid, will bolster the government's capacity at national, district and local levels to collect, analyze and report data on disasters, as well as disaster response planning and management.
International Organization for Migration
Typhoon Haiyan hit the Eastern coast of the Central Philippines
The Philippines are struck by 20 typhoons a year on average. Climate change is intensifying the effects of these storms and several reach the category of ’super typhoon’.
Anticipation Hub
International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction in Jordan
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Jordan organized a commemoration of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, under the patronage of the National Center for Security and Crises Management, and the participation of the UNDRR Regional Office for Arab States (ROAS), World Food Programme in Jordan, and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. The commemoration took place along the National Consultation Workshop to update the National Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction organized and coordinated by UNDRR ROAS.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
This year, the UNECE region has seen devastating impacts of climate change and multiple natural disasters, such as the floods in Germany. Disasters caused by natural hazards, on the rise due to climate change, can also trigger technological accidents.
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
IOM will implement the new project for a period of 24 months from 2021 to 2023, targeting the disaster-prone states of Khartoum, West Darfur, North Darfur, South Darfur, North Kordofan, Kassala, Gadaref, and Blue Nile.
International Organization for Migration
Forest fuels reduction projects remain the best tools for mitigating wildfire impacts under a changing climate, and not nearly enough of them are being done.
Conversation Media Group, the
Official Launch of the Latin American and caribbean Network of Women for DRR
Through the Latin American and Caribbean Network of Women for Disaster Risk Reduction, women and girls will come together to share experiences, ideas and innovative and transformative solutions to the challenges posed by disaster risk.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)