Early Warning

MCR2030 Second edition
Second edition of MCR2030 Labs: are resilient cities smart cities?
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
ResilienceTech
Curitiba and MCR2030 share experiences in ResilienceTech
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
MCR2030 in St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Scorecard implementation in St. Vincent and the Grenadines
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
MCR2030 in the Caribbean
MCR2030 works with Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean to boost resilience and disaster risk reduction.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Andreas Wolters Deputy Mayor of Cologne
‘We learnt that climate change is very, very expensive’. This was the candid reflection of the Deputy Mayor of Cologne, Germany, Mr Andreas Wolters as he recalled the havoc of severe flooding in his city 16 months ago.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction United Cities and Local Governments Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
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 Mangkhut, the strongest typhoon since 1983. But Hong Kong suffered lower economic losses from both storms when compared with the neighboring Guangdong region and the city of Macau, thanks partly to its well-coordinated response and resilient infrastructure.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
Tsunami sign in Fiji
Disaster preparedness saves lives in the face of the world’s consistently deadliest natural hazard: tsnuamis. The “Effective International Cooperation to Reduce Tsunami Risk at the Local Level,” organized by UNDRR, convened experts and practitioners from to showcase local innovation and solutions to reduce tsunami risk reduction.
Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
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 disasters are most acutely felt.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
Photo of Thane, India
On the western part of India, Thane is a rapidly urbanizing city in the Mumbai Metropolitan region. Thane Creek, which joins the Ulhas River has several indigenous fishing settlements or koliwadas on its coastal edges, along with rich ecosystems. The
A sculpture at the tsunami memorial park at Kamala Beach in Phuket, Thailand, which was one of the areas hit by the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami.
While the physical damage caused by the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami has been all but erased, its influence on disaster risk reduction, and disaster preparedness planning more specifically, continues to today.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific