DRR Voices

DRR Voices
Steven Ramage, Head of External Relations, Group on Earth Observations, Group on Earth Observations

The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) coordinates Earth observations for a changing planet characterized by extreme weather events such as droughts

Catherine Simonet, Development Economics Researcher at ODI, Overseas Development Institute

Disasters such as floods, earthquakes and droughts, have a negative impact on a country’s economic growth, which in turn impacts the poorest and ex

David Alexander, Professor of Risk and Disaster Reduction, University College London
On 6th December 1917 two ships collided in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Robert D Watkins, United Nations Development Programme - Bangladesh

Today Bangladesh stands at a vital crossroads in its development path.

Robert Glasser, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

The Oroville Dam’s structural weakness and the forced evacuation of 200,000 people living in its shadow has seen renewed interest in President Trum

Kirsi Madi, Director, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Six months after Hurricane Matthew devastated Haiti, we know that it made the situation of women and girls even more precarious.

Margareta Wahlström, Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Swedish Red Cross

It is no longer business as usual.