Disaster Risk Management

Discussions during a meeting among Upper Koshi Basin stakeholders focused around understanding different types of hazards; exploring various measures for preparedness and response; and integrating gender equality, disability, and social inclusion.
Malta has been told by UNESCO to prepare for a tsunami within 30 years and that at least one of its coastal towns should have tsunami preparations in place by the end of 2023.
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Regional Resource Centre for Asia and the Pacific
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
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This narrative review examines citizen science approaches in participatory data generation, modelling and visualisation, and calls for truly participatory and co-creation approaches across all domains of pandemic preparedness and response.
The people of Assam are learning to live with floods that are an annual occurrence in the state. They are adopting climate-proofing or flood-resilient mechanisms to cope with floods better.
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This report captured a comprehensive picture of the complexity of disaster risk landscape (‘riskscape’) from natural and biological hazards in the Asia-Pacific region.
The Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction and the Multi-hazard Early Warning Conference enabled the disaster risk reduction and hydro-meteorological communities to discuss their journeys around impact-based forecasting and anticipatory action.
PDC was named laureate of the prestigious United Nations Sasakawa Award for Disaster Risk Reduction during the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) in Bali, Indonesia on May 25, 2022.
PDC was named laureate of the prestigious United Nations Sasakawa Award for Disaster Risk Reduction during the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) in Bali, Indonesia on May 25, 2022.
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European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection DG
Brussels