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Over 250 experts and practitioners came together to exchange knowledge and participate in a dialogue on sustainable, climate-smart solutions for improved resilience in Tanzania.

The 8th Central Africa Platform brought together approximately 90 participants, including national disaster risk reduction (DRR) focal points, national climate focal points, and national meteorology focal points, to take stock of progress on disaster risk reduction across the region.

More than 500 experts, policymakers and practitioners came together in Barbados to share best practices, innovations and lessons learned for tackling the climate and disaster risk challenges facing the Caribbean region.

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The fourth edition of the World Reconstruction Conference focused on the inclusion of marginalized groups during assessment, planning, and decision-making to ensure that no one is left behind during disaster recovery and to achieve more equitable recovery outcomes.

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More than 60 practitioners from 29 small island states came together to share lessons learned on climate and disaster resilience on the sidelines of the World Reconstruction Conference (WRC) and UNISDR’s 2019 Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2019).

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GFDRR's Hydromet team hosted a 3-day learning course on strengthening hydromet services in World Bank-funded operations. 


This conference provided an opportunity to learn from regional and global experiences in urban resilience to tackle the challenges that Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) cities face. 


This event provided an overview of state-of-the-art knowledge on nature-based solutions for disaster risk reduction.

Development professionals from around Washington, DC joined us at World Bank HQ to learn about ways they can get involved in efforts to map for resilience globally.

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