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MOOC: Geospatial Applications for Disaster Risk Management
Published: 12.10.2020
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Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs, Centre for Space...


Third Training of Trainers (ToT) on Sendai Framework Monitoring and Disaster Loss Accounting
Published: 29.09.2020

MAIN ORGANIZER(S): UNITED NATIONS OFFICE FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION (UNDRR)

 

Introduction and Background

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) 2015-2030 is the roadmap for how we make our communities safer and more resilient to disasters. In March 2018, the online Sendai Framework Monitoring (SFM) system was launched to monitor the progress of countries in the implementation of the Sendai Framework and UNDRR is mandated to support UN Member...


Integrating Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation in the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework
Published: 13.08.2020

This Guidance Note helps United Nations Country Teams (UNCTs) in formulating and implementing Cooperation Frameworks that support countries, communities and people in using climate and disaster risk management approaches to build disaster resilience. It outlines the impacts of climate and disaster risks on progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and suggests appropriate actions for each phase in...


THE DISASTER RESILIENCE SCORECARD ASSESSMENT: CASE-STUDIES AND LESSONS LEARNED
Published: 08.06.2020

A wide range of disasters occur every year in Europe and to be properly faced and managed, actions aimed at strengthening transnational resilience capacities are crucial.

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (2015-2030) emphasizes the necessity to strengthen competencies, management and implementation capacities at different governance

levels as a...


JRC implements experimental INFORM COVID-19 Risk Index
Published: 21.05.2020
Developed by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC), the Index for Risk Management (INFORM) Global Risk Index (GRI) is a...

Webinar: Delivery Drones & COVID19
Published: 11.05.2020

The purpose of this webinar is to review the very latest on exactly how delivery drones are being used in response to the coronavirus across 10+ countries. What specific use-cases are they serving and what specific drone technologies are being used? The fact that cargo drones are being used in the response to the pandemic does not automatically mean they're all having meaningful impact, of course. The little (publicly available) evidence that does exist appears to be largely anecdotal or self-reported...