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United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR)


Action pledges 

Sharing the knowledge of UN/ISDR with the Nairobi Work Programme and its partners


Support for IPCC Special Report Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (SREX)


Regional writeshops


Preparation of the 2011 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR)


Regional Mapping of Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation Institutions


Launch of Global Campaign to Promote Disaster‐Resilient Cities


Preparation of the 2011 Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction

Further information

Spanish translation of the UNFCCC technical paper (FCCC/TP/2008/4) on integrating practices, tools and systems for climate risk assessment and management and disaster risk reduction strategies into national policies and programmes 
The technical paper was translated as a part of the UN/ISDR Action Pledge.

Spanish translation of background paper on socio-economic scenarios based on the UNFCCC user manual

Spanish translation of FCCC/SBSTA/2004/INF.13: Application of methods and tools for assessing impacts and vulnerability, and developing adaptation responses. Background paper. Note by the secretariat

UNISDR's ongoing works in education, training and public awareness

Regional focus Africa and the Arab States
Asia and the Pacific
Caribbean and Central America
South America
Sector Business
Education and training
Food security, agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Human health
Oceans and coastal areas
Science, assessment, monitoring and early warning
Terrestrial ecosystems
Transport, infrastructure and human settlements
Water resources
Adaptation delivery activity Communications and awareness-raising
Disaster risk reduction
Monitoring and evaluation
NWP work area Adaptation planning and practices
Climate related risks and extreme events
Methods and tools
Socio-economic information
Technologies for adaptation
Climate hazards Drought
Storms/tropical cyclones
Operational scale Global

Organizations, institutions and private sector companies at all levels and in a wide range of sectors can become engaged with the NWP by becoming a partner and making Action Pledges. Information about how organizations can become engaged with work on adaptation under the NWP can be found here.