More than 1,000 experts and practitioners will share knowledge and experience, collaborate, and discuss innovations and best practice in risk assessment. The UR community convenes every two years at UR Forums – five-day events that highlight groundbreaking work, facilitate nontraditional partnerships, and showcase new technical know-how in disaster risk identification.
Managing Tropical Storms During COVID-19: Early Lessons Learned
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.
Building Resilience During the COVID-19 Crisis: Learning from Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems to Respond to Pandemics
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.
Learning from the Japanese Experience on Resilience Cultural Heritage
Due to the severe natural hazards that frequently hit the country and its rich cultural heritage, Japan has become a leader in ensuring the resilience of its cultural heritage. Supported by the Japan-World Bank Program for Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Management in Developing Countries, the Resilient Cultural Heritage and Tourism (RCHT) Program has been documenting and sharing this Japanese expertise with more than a dozen developing countries around the world.