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07 Oct 2015 description

This reflection paper is a contribution by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and examines the links between disaster risk reduction and development in the context of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030. The paper gives perspectives on how disaster risk reduction and resilience is reflected in the outcome document and outlines what disaster risk reduction means for the SDGs.

23 May 2013 description


Proactive Strategies, Water and Land Conservation, Early Warning Systems and Data-sharing Advocated

GENEVA, 22 May (United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction) ‑ Every one-degree rise in temperature means a 20-fold increase in global conflicts, Wadid Erian, a specialist in arid zones and dry lands, told a meeting on drought resilience this morning.