As a global thematic platform of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR), PEDRR seeks to promote and scale-up implementation of ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction (Eco-DRR) and ensure it is mainstreamed in development planning at global, national and local levels, in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.
The sixth session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2019) will take place in Geneva, Switzerland from 13 to 17 May, 2019. This year’s theme is Resilience Dividend: Towards Sustainable and Inclusive Societies.
For more information and PEDRR events at GP2019, please visit our “Events” page!
2018 marked PEDRR’s 10th year anniversary of promoting ecosystem-based solutions for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation.
Join us to envision new ways of working together to scale up implementation of Eco-DRR and promote more sustainable and resilient local and national development!
PEDRR Partners have launched a new network: ‘Eco-DRR-4-NbS – Experts Network‘! The network brings together Eco-DRR and NbS experts to ensure our advocacy work is grounded in the latest science and technology.
To join the Eco-DRR-4-NbS – Experts Network, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and join the dedicated LinkedIn Group.
The PEDRR Virtual Library
The PEDRR Virtual library compiles all types of references on Eco-DRR from various sources. It is kept updated and is openly available to everyone.
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Are you an alumni of a training or workshop on Eco-DRR and EbA presented by a PEDRR partner? Check out our alumni corner.
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Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR) is the sustainable management, conservation and restoration of ecosystems to reduce disaster risk, with the aim to achieve sustainable and resilient development. Well-managed ecosystems, such as wetlands, forests and coastal systems, act as natural infrastructure, reducing physical exposure to many hazards and increasing socio-economic resilience of people and communities by sustaining local livelihoods and providing essential natural resources such as food, water and building materials.Read more...