COA ordered the City Budget Officer, City Accountant and, Davao City Disaster Risk Reduction
and Management Office (DCDRRMO) Chief Operating Officer to observe due care in the use of LDRRMF to ensure that it is utilized solely for approved Disaster Risk Reduction
and Management-related programs/activities/projects.
They also reviewed the outcomes following the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction
meetings, recently held in Geneva, Switzerland.
Global investment in adaptation, risk reduction
and preparedness is not prioritizing these people and often fails to reach vulnerable communities at the local level where the need is greatest.
The Global Platform, organised by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
(UNDRR) and hosted by the Government of Switzerland, provided an opportunity for the international community to boost the implementation of the Sendai Framework and related Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda, as well as commitments of the Paris Climate Agreement.
With the theme 'Resilience Dividend: Towards Sustainable and Inclusive Societies', the main issues to be discussed at this year's GPDRR include disaster risk reduction
that are interconnected with global development agenda, investment in disaster risk reduction
, better recovery and redeployment and development status and strategic implementation of DRR.
In a meeting with members of UN body on disaster resilience at SM Mall of Asia, Mami Mizutori, new special representative of the UN Secretary General for Disaster Risk Reduction
(UNISDR), cited initiatives by the Philippine government and private sector in making the country one of the world's most disaster resilient.
Participants attending the Regional Workshop on Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
, organised by the Permanent Committee for Emergency in co-operation with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
(UNISDR), in Doha.
Summary: New Delhi [India], June 14 (ANI): Members of the UNISDR ARISE FICCI Board today deliberated on the future course of actions to be taken to accelerate the pace of work in disaster risk reduction
(DRR) activities with the new Chairperson, General N C Vij suggesting that the key activity to focus on was urban risk reduction
and management instead of spreading resources thinly.
ISLAMABAD -- At the invitation of the National Disaster Management Authority, Government of Pakistan, high-ranking officials of national disaster management offices and related organizations from sixteen Asian countries are all set to meet on Monday to discuss and deliberate upon options for disaster risk reduction
through regional cooperation.
The Regional Consultative Committee (RCC) is made up of 26 member countries that serve as an informal consultative mechanism on disaster risk reduction
in the Asia Pacific Region.
The key change from IDNDR to ISDR was to develop a comprehensive framework of disaster risk reduction
(focusing on risk reduction
issues), to identify priorities, and to measure the periodic progress.
Minister of Emergency Situations of Kyrgyzstan Kubatbek Boronov and Ambassador of Japan in Kyrgyzstan Takayuki Koike discussed results of the project on disaster risk reduction