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.
- Over 1,000 reports available via the website
Leadership: Mami Mizutori (Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction)