Statements and messages

Intensive day and night search and rescue in Kahramanmaraş, the epicentre of the earthquake
As recovery and reconstruction efforts continue, the emphasis on building back better and leaving no one behind is imperative to enhance the disaster resilience of infrastructure, individuals, and communities in the affected region.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
The “Making Homes Accessible to All” initiative fostered an understanding of disability and accessible infrastructure among masons in Nepal’s post-earthquake reconstruction following the devastating 2015 earthquakes.
World Bank, the
The climate adaptation needs of developing countries are huge and growing. Yet, the gap in adaptation finance for these countries is projected to be five to ten times greater than current levels of international adaptation finance flows.
European Center for Development Policy Management
A study warned that a critical ocean system that brings warm water up the North Atlantic, also known as the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC), was at risk of collapse by 2095 for want of drastic emissions cuts.
Conversation Media Group, the
Bushfire, Australia
With every new bushfire and flood, Australia is spending more on disaster recovery. Now, we need to learn how to prepare for—and not just recover from—disasters.
Australian Strategic Policy Institute
WHO and partners are launching a global network to help protect people from infectious disease threats through the power of pathogen genomics.
World Health Organization (WHO)
Flood insurance is costing ever more, forcing many Americans - not just those considered most under threat - to make hard choices or drop coverage and risk losing their home to wild weather.
If carbon emissions are limited to slow temperature rise, as many as 6,000 child deaths could be prevented in Africa each year, according to new estimates.
University of Leeds
Whilst the effects of this risk landscape are felt by all, it is the poorest and most vulnerable who suffer most.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

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