Disaster risk – are we responsible too?
By Priyanthi Fernando, posting live from the Workshop on Implementing the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction: Learning from Global and Regional Experiences.
Launching of the Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2015
United Nations Global Assessment Report (GAR) on Disaster Risk Reduction is a resource for understanding and analyzing global disaster risk today and in the future. It is an analysis on a compilation of annual country reports of the world on Disaster Risk Reduction initiatives with a notion that if risk is not reduced, expected future losses will become a critical opportunity cost for development.
Implementing the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
Learning from Global and Regional Experiences. A Dialogue among Stakeholders
Given the importance of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR- endorsed in March 2015) for South Asia, the UN's Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) is supporting Duryog Nivaran (South Asian Network for DRR) to organize a series of discussions in Sri Lanka under the theme of SFDRR