This paper asks to what extent learning has occurred with regard to COVID-19. That is, of past experience with pandemics, whether countries learned from the pandemic experience of others, or from their own experience with other types of emergencies.
Humanity is “at a crossroads” when it comes to managing drought and accelerating mitigation must be done “urgently, using every tool we can,” says a new report from the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).
This training programme provides an outline for a refresher course on two toolkits that have been developed to support practitioners in improving business incubation and risk management processes, and adding new module options to climate-proof businesses.
Spotlighting the Innovative Experiences of Cities in Action for COVID-19 Responses (UNOSSC-UNDRR, 2022) is a knowledge product on the experiences of provinces, cities, districts, and communities of the Global South responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The World Bank-financed Niger Integrated Urban Development and Multi-Sectoral Resilience project will address the effects of high flood risk and rapid urban growth, with an integrated approach that supports urban development and disaster risk management.
Representatives of UNDRR’s Regional Office and the regional team of MCR2030 met with national and local authorities in Trinidad-and-Tobago and laid the foundations of technical support activities to disaster risk reduction and climate resilience.