UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Founding Year: 2000

Staff: 120

Budget: ~$76M

Mami Mizutori (Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction)

Works at the intersection between understanding risk and risk impact to reduce disaster loss and prevent the emergence of new risk. It focuses on exposure to hazards, vulnerability and capacity, and hazard’s characteristics of various localities.

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UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals


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