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Caption: ‘Protection Zone’ consisting of concrete walls and demountable flood barriers at the low-lying fishing village of Tai O in Lantau Island, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China.
For the urban coastal city of Hong Kong, typhoons are a regular occurrence from May to October. Consequently, Hong Kong’s infrastructure is designed to cope with the strong winds, floods, and storm surges they bring. Recently, however, the territory experienced two powerful storms in consecutive years. In 2017, Super Typhoon Hato struck the region, and in the following year, the city witnessed Super Typhoon...
Dushanbe joins MCR2030
DUSHANBE – On 11-12 August, the City of Dushanbe in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Regional...
Milan MCR
Milan is experiencing a period of profound renewal that has demonstrated the great level of adaptation of the city. Nowadays, public...
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Geneva, Switzerland/ New York, USA / Incheon, Korea According to UN data, today, 55% of the world’s population lives in urban areas, a...
MCR2030  Asia Pacific webinar photo
Over the last 20 years, disasters in Asia-Pacific have become more numerous and expensive, and cities are where the impacts of these...
Gap fund
On 28 July 2021, UNDRR GETI together with the World Bank, the European Investment Bank, and the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate...
MCR2030 webinar promo card
Register Asia-Pacific is the most disaster-prone region in the world, and increasingly, those disasters are occurring in urban settings...
Travnik MCR2030 Workshop
Travnik, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina – On 5 June 2021, a workshop for finalisation of the Preliminary Disaster Resilience...
Photo of Mersin, Turkey
Floods are one of the most destructive natural hazards in the world. They cannot be prevented but their impacts can be minimized...
Photo of Lima, Peru
Lima is the second driest city in the world and its rapid urban expansion has further exerted pressure in the existing provision of...
Photo of Bonn, Germany
Urban areas are growing tremendously. The United Nations estimates that almost 70% of the global population will live in urban areas by...