KORE - Knowledge Sharing Platform on Resilience

17/04/2020
On 21 April 2020, the Global Network against Food Crises – an international alliance working to address the root causes of extreme hunger – will release the latest figures on how many people are facing acute hunger and malnutrition in [...]
Enhancing monitoring for disaster resilience, preparedness and response in a context prone to hydro-meteorological hazards
16/04/2020
The Philippines ranks fourth among the world’s most disaster-prone countries. The archipelago’s over 7,000 islands lie in the path of the most active typhoon generator in the world, as well as in perilous proximity to the Pacific Ocean’s volcano-filled, earthquake-plagued [...]
07/04/2020
A webinar organized by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and the World Health Organization (WHO) 7 April 202006:00 Pacific Time (US and Canada)08:00 Panama09:00 New York14:00 London15:00 Geneva20:00 Bangkok22:00 Korea Register here Speakers Dr. Peter Williams, IBM Distinguished Engineer, Retd. Dr. [...]
COVID-19 and its implications for the Sendai Framework
02/04/2020
2020 has become the year of coping with COVID-19. This year was to be the “super year” for sustainability, a year of strengthening global actions to accelerate the transformations required for achieving the 2030 agenda. It is argued that 2020 [...]
24/02/2020
The 2018-drought directly affected more than two-thirds of Afghanistan (22 out of total 34 provinces) with around 10.5 million people being most severely affected (of the total 17 million in these 22 provinces). 13.5 million people were facing “Crisis” or worse levels of food [...]