The city of Mariupol conducted a workshop to implement the Preliminary Disaster Resilience Scorecard Assessment from 31 January – 2 February 2022, The event was funded by the UK government and part of the Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) initiative.
The July 2021 Western Europe floods were Germany's most expensive natural disaster to date, costing the country an estimated €33 billion. Moving forward, Germany needs to strengthen disaster risk management to bolster sustainable development and future-proof planning.
The City of Malmö (Sweden) has become the newest member of the global network Making Cities Resilient 2030. Malmö also intends to establish itself as a Resilience Hub for the Baltic Sea Region, with a special focus on Nordic Blue-Green Solutions and climate adaptation, which will give the city a unifying role for MCR2030 members in the area.
As the first city in France to join the Making Cities Resilient 2030 initiative, Cannes, on France’s Mediterranean coast, is a European leader in its commitment to environmental action. Last October, the city convened the Cannes Climathon 2021 to explore innovative solutions for climate hazards and disaster risk reduction.
Over the last 20 years, disasters in Asia-Pacific have become more numerous and expensive, and cities are where the impacts of these disasters are most acutely felt. Climate change is one large driver of risk, but urbanization and the increase in
Floods are one of the most destructive natural hazards in the world. They cannot be prevented but their impacts can be minimized. Changes in climate and urbanization increase the severity and frequency of flood events in Turkey. Mersin is selected as a
Following on from the Asia-Pacific Partnership for Disaster Risk Reduction (APP-DRR) Forum, a series of thematic consultations were organized to identify priority actions to be considered at the 2021 Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (APMCDRR).
The purpose of this policy paper is to increase awareness of the important role of ecosystem-based approaches in reducing disaster risk. It emphasises the central role of ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction (Eco-DRR) in strengthening the coherent implementation of various international frameworks under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.