Economic Losses Due To Climate-related Disasters & other topics – Daily Briefing (10 October 2018)


United Nations

Published on Oct 10, 2018

Daily Press Briefing: SG Travels, Death Penalty, UNISDR, Colombia, Haiti, Afghanistan, Philippines, Bosnia, and Mental Health Day Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

THE OFFICE FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION

UNISDR’s mandate has been defined by a number of United Nations General Assembly Resolutions, the most notable of which is “to serve as the focal point in the United Nations system for the coordination of disaster reduction and to ensure synergies among the disaster reduction activities of the United Nations system and regional organizations and activities in socio-economic and humanitarian fields” (UN General Assembly Resolution 56/195).

The 2017 Annual Report is the final report of the 2016-17 biennium and provides an overview of the results achieved by UNISDR against its Work Programme 2016-2019.

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