Disasters & Humanitarian Relief
Disaster risk reduction is a cross-cutting issue in the context of sustainable development. This section covers activities aimed at reducing disaster risk and increasing resilience to natural hazards in different development sectors, which has multiplier effects and is projected to accelerate the achievement of the SDGs. Disaster risk reduction relates to target 13.1 (Strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity to climate-related hazards and natural disasters in all countries) and Goal 11 (Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable), among others.
Reports Explore Climate Change Impacts in Arctic, Climate Displacement
Reports Explore Climate Change Impacts in Arctic, ...
UN Reports Highlight Safety Concerns, Push Factors, In Migration
UN Reports Highlight Safety Concerns, Push Factors...
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Ten Years of Knowledge Sharing for Disaster Risk Reduction
India: Interlinking the SDGs through Electricity Access
Our Climate Crossroads: How Technology Can Lead Climate Action and Sustainable Development
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SDG Knowledge Weekly – 6 November 2017
Advancing Climate Action and 2030 Agenda at COP 23
Small Island Developing States: Shaping the Sustainable Development Agenda in a Terrestrially-Focused World
Disaster Risk Reduction, Response and Sustainable Reconstruction: Capacity Building for Equitable Planning and Development
8 November 2018
Boston, MA, US
Ninth Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF 9)
7-13 February 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Malaysia
International Conference on Resilient Hindu Kush Himalaya: Developing Solutions towards a Sustainable Future for Asia
3-6 December 2017
Kathmandu, Bagmati, Nepal
ESCAP SDG Week
27 November - 1 December 2017
Bangkok (Krung Thep), Thailand
GCA Thematic and High-level Days
10-15 November 2017
Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
2017 CityNet Congress
5-8 November 2017
Colombo, Sri Lanka