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UNDP and the Japan Bosai Platform work together to Accelerate Digitalization in Disaster Risk Reduction for Vulnerable Groups

Under the DX4Resilience project funded by the Government of Japan, UNDP, in partnership with the Japan Bosai Platform (JBP), launched a joint initiative to boost vulnerable groups’ resilience to…  


Part 2 - Recovery through Resilient Livelihoods: The Fisherfolks of Isla Manaet

In January 2021, two months after Rolly and Ulysses, UNDP was tapped by the Provincial Government to assist in rehabilitating livelihoods in severely affected areas in Albay.  


Recovery through Resilient Livelihoods: The Fisherfolks of Isla Manaet

When 64-year old fisher Julian Bata and his wife woke up in the wee hours of the morning on November 1, 2020, they were drawn into sharp consciousness by the violent howling of the wind against their…  


Walking the talk on resilience building and adaptive programming during COVID-19

What the Resilience Fund demonstrates is that if we walk the talk on programming adaptively and on thinking and working politically, we can empower people to build resilience in particularly testing…  


Social and Economic Impact of Covid-19 (coronavirus) in Asia-Pacific

COVID-19 = Health Crisis + Economic Crisis Discover here the socio-economic impacts of Covid-19 (coronavirus) and how we need to respond to it.  


#PrepareToWin: tsunami awareness saves lives

PrepareToWin is the new global advocacy campaign of the partnership between UNDP and Government of Japan on 'Strengthening school preparedness for Tsunamis in Asia Pacific'.  


Side by Side: Japan Highlights UN Development Programme collaboration on tsunami awareness in schools in Asia and the Pacific

The success of UNDP's project on tsunami awareness and preparedness in schools, in Asia and the Pacific, is being acclaimed by the Japanese government in a specially commissioned video.  


Inspired by the UNDP's tsunami preparedness project, Ninh Thuan province in Viet Nam brings safety drills to all schools

Ninh Thuan province in Viet Nam plans to conduct disaster education activities and evacuation drills in every school, prompted by the success of the disaster preparedness and tsunami drill training in…  


Myanmar Hosts First Tsunami Drills in Schools

School evacuation drills in the outskirts of Yangon mobilized more than 300 students, teachers and principals to participate in tsunami education activities and assess the schools’ emergency…  


Devastated by the 2004 tsunami, the Island in the Maldives welcomes a tsunami drill

Devastated by the 2004 tsunami, the Island in the Maldives welcomes a tsunami drill  

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