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2009 Global Assessment Report presentation, 12 May 2009
2009 Global Assessment Report presentation, 12 May 2009
2009 Global Assessment Report presentation, 12 May 2009
2009 Global Assessment Report presentation, 12 May 2009
2009 Global Assessment Report presentation, 12 May 2009
2009 Global Assessment Report presentation, 12 May 2009
2009 Global Assessment Report presentation, 12 May 2009
2009 Global Assessment Report presentation, 12 May 2009
2009 Global Assessment Report presentation, 12 May 2009
2009 Global Assessment Report presentation, 12 May 2009
2009 Global Assessment Report presentation, 12 May 2009
2009 Global Assessment Report presentation, 12 May 2009
2009 Global Assessment Report presentation, 12 May 2009
2009 Global Assessment Report presentation, 12 May 2009
2009 Global Assessment Report presentation, 12 May 2009
2009 Global Assessment Report presentation, 12 May 2009
2009 Global Assessment Report presentation, 12 May 2009
2009 Global Assessment Report presentation, 12 May 2009
2009 Global Assessment Report presentation, 12 May 2009
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2009 Global Assessment Report presentation, 12 May 2009

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This is the presentation of the United Nations 2009 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction: Risk and Poverty in a Changing Climate.

This is the presentation of the United Nations 2009 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction: Risk and Poverty in a Changing Climate.

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  • This is the presentation of the United Nations 2009 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction, titled, Risk and Poverty in a Changing Climate.
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    • 1.  
    • 2. Why a Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction Disaster risk threatens both human and economic development and is magnified by climate change. Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) endorsed by 168 UN member states in January 2005 First biennial global assessment report of disaster risk reduction of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR). Coordinated by UNISDR with UNDP, World Bank, UNEP, ProVention, WMO and many other partners.
    • 3. Accurately identify and measure contemporary patterns and trends in disaster risk Increase our understanding of the causal factors of risk and of it’s consequences for human and economic development Assess the progress being made by countries towards achieving the HFA Propose policy initiatives to address gaps and challenges Objectives of the Report ……
    • 4. Disaster risk is intensively concentrated
    • 5. it’s unevenly distributed….. 22.5 million exposed per year GDPcap. US$31,267 HDI =0.953 Mortality ratio = 1 16 million exposed per year GDP cap. US$5,137 HDI = 0.771 Mortality ratio = 17
    • 6. …… is increasing globally
    • 7. and….. hits small countries hardest.
    • 8. Global risk is driven by poverty and weak governance
    • 9. Risk is also extensively spread …..
    • 10. ………… .and increasing rapidly
    • 11. … .. feeds back into poverty
    • 12. driven by…….. deficient urban and local governance
    • 13. ...vulnerable rural livelihoods
    • 14. and ... declining ecosystem services
    • 15. …… magnified by climate change
    • 16. Mixed progress in reducing risk
    • 17. the key message <ul><li>In order to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce disaster risk and achieving the Hyogo Framework of Action </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adapt to climate change </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Achieve the Millennium Development Goals Goals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Address the underlying risk drivers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>poor urban governance; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ecosystem decline; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>vulnerable rural livelihoods </li></ul></ul>
    • 18. Accelerate global efforts to avoid dangerous climate change and to i ncrease the economic resilience of small and vulnerable economies Invest in risk reducing development to address the underlying risk drivers Introduce governance innovations to ensure that risk reduction considerations are factored into all new development Disaster risk reduction lowers the cost of poverty reduction and climate change adaptation invest today for a safer tomorrow
    • 19. <ul><ul><li>Thank you </li></ul></ul>www.preventionweb.net/gar09

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