Understanding Risk (UR) British Columbia 2020 is a collaborative symposium that will foster place-based risk reduction strategies to proactively enhance resilience and improve disaster recovery pathways in BC.
Partnering with the Global Resilient Cities Network, GFDRR and the City Resilience Program have established a weekly speaker series highlighting the various approaches and resources used by cities to tackle the COVID-19 crisis. Over 5,000 participants have joined remotely to learn from policymakers, practitioners and scientists from nearly a dozen cities, including Singapore, Lagos, Buenos Aires, Bogota, Tel Aviv and Pune.
Join us and hear what officials working on the front lines in India, Japan, and the Caribbean have learned so far about responding to and preparing for tropical cyclones during COVID-19, and what advice they have for others who are facing similar challenges.
A discussion on the prospects for applying Multi-Hazard Impact-based Early Warning Systems (MHIEWS) to pandemics, drawing on insights about what works well when communicating information about risk. The first in our Building Resilience During the COVID-19 Crisis virtual speaker series.
The 2020 Consultative Group (CG) meeting of GFDRR, jointly organized by the Government of India and the World Bank, will take place on May 27, 2020.
More than 500 participants came together to build strategic alliances between experts, the private sector, academic institutions and others, to move from understanding risk to action in disaster resilience in Central America.
Over 30 participants from 15 African countries gathered for a session to share experiences, knowledge and lessons learned on disaster risk finance activities related in their respective countries.