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Panama has instituted critical reforms to improve its technical and institutional capacity to manage the disaster risk resulting from natural and health-related hazards.
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RP23 Official statements
Official declarations for the VIII Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas and the Caribbean can be submitted from 15 January to 20 February.
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Registro RP23 hasta el 26 de enero
The registration period for participation in the VIII Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas and the Caribbean (RP23) has been extended until January 26, 2023.
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RP23 Punta del Este, Uruguay
The agenda features 37 sessions, including 4 high-level sessions, 8 parallel sessions, 2 special sessions, 8 learning labs and 15 side events.
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Lanzamiento RP23
The launch of the RP23 marked the start of the 5th Risk Reduction Week, in commemoration of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction.
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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 up action to prevent and better manage disasters.
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Ministers and senior officials from the Americas and the Caribbean pledged to make their countries more resistant to hazards, such as earthquakes, hurricanes or pandemics, and renewed their vow to achieve the goals of the Sendai Framework.
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The Covid pandemic underlines why effective action on disaster prevention and management must embrace all sectors of society and involve national and international actors, a conference on risk reduction in the Americas and the Caribbean was told.
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Day Two of the Americas and Caribbean Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction
The Covid pandemic recovery provides a chance to implement green and sustainable economic and social policies, but it is far from certain that governments will seize the opportunity, the VII Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction heard today.
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Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness
“In hosting what is now a virtual gathering we are already demonstrating the indispensable qualities of partnership and determination as we live through the most pressing disaster of our times,” Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness said in a video address to the opening ceremony of the Vll Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas and the Caribbean.
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