Latest Insights From Asia-Pacific

Int’l Day for Disaster Risk Reduction marked in Việt Nam

October 14th, 2019

HÀ NỘI — A ceremony was held in Hà Nội on Saturday in response to the International Day for Disaster Reduction to  ...

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Green solutions for disaster risk reduction

October 11th, 2019

© UNU-EHS / Simon Wagner Dykes, sea-walls, groins and reservoirs  ... Read More

Netherlands donates $28 million to build more resilient food systems in protracted crises

September 24th, 2019

24 September 2019, New-York/Rome - The Kingdom of the  ... Read More

Initiative for scaling up Building with Nature in Asia to transform water engineering sector launched at Climate Action Summit

September 22nd, 2019

At the Climate Action Summit in New York global leaders have been  ... Read More


India government – Key to the Success of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

December 9th, 2019

This side event will provide an opportunity for the Government of India and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) to provide an overview and objectives of the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI), which launches on 23 September. This new multi-country, multi-stakeholder Coalition aims to promote knowledge exchange and provide technical support to countries on implementing disaster and climate resilient infrastructure. The infrastructure decisions  ...

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Ecosystem-based recovery: the case of Kerala floods 2018

December 9th, 2019

The fourth World Reconstruction Conference (WRC4) was held in Geneva on May 13-14, 2019 under the theme “Inclusion for Resilient Recovery,” building on the recognition and consensus of previous  ... Read More

The Role of Green, Blue and Gray Infrastructure in Reducing Disaster Risk

December 9th, 2019

The concept and practice of resilient infrastructure provides a concrete measure to achieve the objectives of risk-informed development, as enshrined in the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk  ... Read More

2020 Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (APMCDRR)

December 9th, 2019

** The Australian Government and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction will postpone the 2020 Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (APMCDRR), due to be held  ... Read More


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