UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (2000, Geneva, ~120 staff; undrr.org)

Works at the intersection between understanding risk and risk impact to reduce disaster loss and prevent the emergence of new risk.  Reports on frequency/impact of floods, droughts, etc. Supports the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 program to create disaster-resilient cities. Focus on exposure to hazards, vulnerability and capacity, and hazard’s characteristics of various localities.  Partnered with ARISE, a private sector alliance for disaster resilient societies.


Leadership: Mami Mizutori (Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction)
Budget: ~$41M

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