2014 Understanding Risk Forum
Under the theme "Producing Actionable Information", UR2014 convened 840 participants from more than 60 countries, representing 285 institutions that covered government agencies, the private sector, NGOs, research institutions, academia and civil society.
Disaster risk reduction in a changing climate – lessons learned about lessons learned
The report documents the Disaster Risk Reduction Expert Forum 2015, which was convened to discuss and share lessons learned about lessons learned about hydro-meteorological disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation.
Understanding Risk in an Evolving World – Emerging Best Practices in Natural Disaster Risk Assessment
The last ten years have seen marked improvement in disaster risk assessment capabilities and communication efforts. Understanding Disaster Risk in an Evolving World and its accompanying Policy Note seek to inform the post-2015 discussions.
Is Dhaka Ready? Towards Urban Resilience in Bangladesh
Bangladesh, the most vulnerable country in the world to the impact of natural disasters is also a leader in emergency preparedness and disaster response, particularly for cyclones, tidal surges and floods. This was achieved through 25 years of effort, which was catalyzed through two devastating cyclones...