Towards the World Humanitarian Summit: the European Commission's vision to reshape aid

published in 2015
European Commission

Project Topics: Actors in disaster management
Disaster Types: NATURAL DISASTERS, MAN-MADE DISASTERS
Disaster Phase: Recovery, Emergency, Preparedness

There has been an unprecedented rise in humanitarian crises over the last 25 years. Today, nearly 80 million people need humanitarian assistance because of conflicts, natural disasters, and social and economic fragility. 

In response, the United Nations' Secretary-General has called the first ever World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey on 23-24 May 2016. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gz-g1-R2MLQ

Associated resources

Strengthening Science Capacities for Sustainable Development and Disaster Risk Reduction: Regional Research Strategy

published in 2017
 Sharma A., Shaw R., Chen F., Lian F., Lu L. Published by DBAR, IRDR and SDIM, Beijing China

Project Topics: Systems in disaster management, Actors in disaster management
Disaster Types: NATURAL DISASTERS
Disaster Phase: Recovery, Emergency, Preparedness

2016 Annual Global Climate and Catastrophe Report

published in 2017
 Aon plc

Project Topics: Actors in disaster management
Disaster Types: NATURAL DISASTERS
Disaster Phase: Preparedness, Emergency, Recovery

Investing in Urban Resilience: Protecting and Promoting Development in a Changing World

published in 2016
 GFDRR

Project Topics: Policies in disaster management, Citizens’ empowerment, Actors in disaster management
Disaster Types: NATURAL DISASTERS
Disaster Phase: Preparedness

Recommended resources

EM-DAT: The CRED/OFDA International Disaster Database

 D. Guha-Sapir, R. Below, Ph. Hoyois - Université Catholique de Louvain – Brussels – Belgium.

Project Topics: Processes in disaster management
Disaster Types: MAN-MADE DISASTERS, NATURAL DISASTERS

Infographic: Managing Risks & Building Resilience

published in 2017
  Aid and International Development Forum (AIDF)

Project Topics: Actors in disaster management, Processes in disaster management, Risk communication
Disaster Types: NATURAL DISASTERS, Climatological
Disaster Phase: Preparedness, Emergency, Recovery

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