Reducing disaster risk and losses is vital to save lives and livelihoods

STATEMENTS AND MESSAGE 12 October 2021 Source(s): United Nations – Headquarters Message of António Guterres, UN Secretary-General To meet the cascading challenges of the 21st century and safeguard the lives, health and livelihoods of all people, we must reduce systemic risks. Weak governance, growing poverty, biodiversity loss, collapsing ecosystems and unplanned rapid urbanization are all […]

International cooperation for developing countries

  The International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction is an opportunity to acknowledge the progress being made toward reducing disaster risk and losses in lives, livelihoods and health. The 2021 edition focuses on “International cooperation for developing countries to reduce their disaster risk and disaster losses.”  This is the sixth of the Sendai Seven targets. The year 2021 promises […]