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KORE - Knowledge Sharing Platform on Resilience

By Lindsey Jones
25/10/2018
Climate extremes are in the headlines yet again. From the devastation of typhoon Mangkhut in Southeast Asia to Greek wildfires earlier in the year, timely reminders of the importance of resilience-building can be seen everywhere. It’s therefore reassuring to see resilience quickly climbing to the [...]
13/10/2018
On the occasion of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, FAO Geneva, in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), the Capacity for Disaster Reduction Initiative (CADRI) and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation [...]
12/10/2018
Central and Western Nepal experienced several devastating flooding events from August 11 – 14, 2017, resulting in 180 deaths, 445,000 displaced households, 63,000 fully destroyed homes and 118,000 partially destroyed homes. In addition to this, the Ministry of Agriculture reported [...]
10/10/2018
The IGAD Drought Disaster Resilience and Sustainability Initiative (IDDRSI) is a holistic and comprehensive plan, aimed at building the resilience of vulnerable communities to the effects of recurrent droughts and achieving simultaneous growth and sustainable development in the IGAD region. [...]
09/10/2018
The Africa-Arab Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction themed “Towards Disaster Risk Informed and inclusive sustainable development” will take place from 09 to 13 October 2018 in Tunis, Tunisia. The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) in collaboration with the League of [...]