Events

Sendai, Japan
14/03/2015 to 18/03/2015

The UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan will convene update and confirm the successor to the 10-year-long Hyogo Framework for Action. Click to read more>>

 

Beirut, Cairo, and Djibouti
10/03/2015 to 10/04/2015

GFDRR, the World Bank, and IE Business School have launched a start-up competition to transform women-led ventures in the Middle East and North Africa into sustainable business opportunities.Click here to read more>>

News

03/16/2015
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  World Bank and UK Government Launch Global Innovation Challenge to Boost Understanding of Disaster Risks
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Areas Of Focus : Risk Identification
Topics : Innovation Lab

Videos

World Bank Vice President and Special Envoy for Climate Change Rachel Kyte speaks from the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction underway in Sendai, Japan, about the need for greater investment in resilience. As the conference was taking place, a Category 5 cyclone swept across Vanuatu, leaving destruction in its wake.