In nearly a dozen countries, GFDRR's hydromet initiative has been working with national governments to develop road maps for strengthening their respective hydrological and meteorological (hydromet) and early warning systems. Check them out here.
In 2018, Lao PDR suffered its most costly floods in a decade. To identify the priority needs following the floods, GFDRR and the World Bank worked closely with the United Nations, the European Union, and civil society organisations to conduct a government-led Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA).
In partnership with GFDRR and the World Bank, the government of Kenya is strengthening its building and land use regulations, with the aim of increasing the resilience and safety of the country's built environment.
UR Caribbean will be held from May 27 – June 1, 2019 at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill Campus’ Errol Barrow Center for Creative Imagination. The week-long event consists of three conference days of plenaries, technical sessions and cultural activities, followed by two days of workshops and side events. It also provides space for multimedia exhibits and bilateral meetings throughout the week.
Join us May 13-14 in Geneva for the next World Reconstruction Conference
Through a combination of open street mapping, drones, and modeling, Nigeriens are taking the lead in building Niamey’s preparedness for the next flood.