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Lanzamiento RP23
| Source: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean Sistema Nacional de Emergencias
The launch of the RP23 marked the start of the 5th Risk Reduction Week, in commemoration of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction.
A pin with the flag of Uruguay pinned on a map.
| Source: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Uruguay - government
Uruguay and the UNDRR - Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean are pleased to announce that the VIII Regional Platform for Disaster Risk
Reception of the GP
| Source: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) is glad to announce that the registration for the seventh session of the Global Platform
Americas RP Ministerial general shot.JPG
| Source: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Some 30 countries from the Americas and the Caribbean ended a key conference on disaster risk – which drew a record attendance – with a pledge to step
Americas RP Ministerial general shot.JPG
| Source: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Ministers and senior officials from the Americas and the Caribbean pledged to make their countries more resistant to hazards, such as earthquakes
This image shows a group photo taken at the Americas Regional Platform meeting.
| Source: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
The Covid pandemic underlines why effective action on disaster prevention and management must embrace all sectors of society and involve national and
Day Two of the Americas and Caribbean Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction
| Source: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
The Covid pandemic recovery provides a chance to implement green and sustainable economic and social policies, but it is far from certain that
Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness
| Source: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
“In hosting what is now a virtual gathering we are already demonstrating the indispensable qualities of partnership and determination as we live
Americas Regional Platform ARISE Forum
| Source: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
“I am very encouraged that the private sector is leading in so many ways,” Mami Mizutor, head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction,i told a
Disasters are not natural
| Source: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Journalists from across the Americas region were urged to spread the word that natural hazards such as earthquakes and tornadoes may be impossible to