Understanding Risk 2016
Istanbul, Turkey
16/05/2016 to 20/05/2016

UR2016 will provide a forum for partners / organizations / individuals to showcase emerging best practices in disaster risk identification, form new partnerships, and learn about the latest innovations in the field. Click to read more>>

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>>



  The Guardian
Areas Of Focus : Preparedness
Topics : Resilience to Climate Change


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.