Fourth Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction announced
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) is pleased to invite all disaster risk reduction stakeholders to participate in the Fourth Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction "Invest Today for a Safer Tomorrow" (19-23 May 2013, Geneva, Switzerland).
DIPECHO to provide €35 million for disaster-preparedness programmes in 2012
The DIPECHO programme seeks to reduce the impact of natural disasters including floods, hurricanes, droughts, earthquakes, tidal waves/tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, forest fires and storms by strengthening the response capacity of local communities and national authorities. This year DIPECHO has allocated € 35 million to help those at risk from natural disasters.
Register now for the 5th Asia Ministerial conference
Registration is now open for the 5th Asia Ministerial Conference in Yogyakarta, Indonesia from the 22nd to 25th October 2012.
Please visit: http://5thamcdrr-indonesia.net/