HUB GOVERNANCE NATURAL DISASTER REDUCTION

José Escobar

GLOBAL FRAMEWORK

 

SENDAI Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030: adopted by UN Member States on 18 March 2015 at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan.

HFA: Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015

United Nations Assembly: 25-27 September 2015, United Nations Summit to adopt the post 2015 Development Agenda

UNISDR United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction: Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction: Post 2015

International Framework for Action for the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction of 1989: United Nations International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction IDNDR: 1990-2000.

UNISDR: International Strategy for Disaster Reduction: 1990-2000: UNISDR is the Secretariat of the ISDR.

Yokohama Strategy for a Safer World: guidelines for Natural Disaster Prevention, Preparedness and Mitigation and its Plan of Action, adopted in 1994

UN ORMS: Organizational Resilience Management System of the UN

UN Plan for Action on Disaster Risk Reduction for Resilience, adopted in 2013 > UNISDR, Accelerating and mainstreaming disaster risk reduction efforts, 2015

 

DECADE FOR NATURAL DISASTER REDUCTION

United Nations International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction IDNDR: 1990-2000: UN Resolution 44/236, 22 December 1989.

 

GLOBAL CONFERENCE & WORLD SUMMIT

WCDRR: United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction: Sendai-Japan, 14-18 March 2015: Sendai Declaration: Voluntary Commitments: SENDAI Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.

United Nations 2nd World Conference on Disaster Reduction-WCDR, Kobe – Hyogo – Japan: 18-22 January 2005.

World Conference, 1994, 1st World Conference on Natural Disaster Reduction adopted by the Yokohama Strategy and Plan of Action for a Safer World: Yokohama Strategy and Plan of Action.

UNISDR: ISDR Platform for the Promotion of Early Warning PPEW: ISDR First International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, Potsdam-Germany, 7-11 September (Potsdam Declaration): Second International Conference on Early Warning EWC III, was organized in Bonn, 16-18 October 2003; Third International Conference on Early Warning EWC III, Bon-under UN auspices, 27-29 March 2006.

UN HLPF: The High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development: is the central UN platform for the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit on 25 September 2015 >> UN General Assembly: Seventieth session A/RES/70/1: 2015: Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 25 September 2015: Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development >>> UN High-level Political Forum on sustainable development (under the auspices of ECOSOC), 11 Jul to 20 Jul 2016, the Forum will adopt a Ministerial Declaration >>> HLPF 2013 > HLPF 2014 > HLPF 2015.

WHS, World Humanitarian Summit: First World Humanitarian Summit, WHS is an initiative of UN Secretary- General and managed by UN OCHA: Istanbul, 23-24 May 2016.

 

GLOBAL INITIATIVES

CANEUS International: CANEUS UN Global Sat: New Global Framework for Sharing of Space Technology and Data Standards to Serve Nation´s Disaster management Needs.

CEB: Chief Executives Board for Coordination. It is supported by three pillars: HLCP, High Level Committee on Programmes; HLCM High Level Committee on management; UNDG United Nations Development Group: CEB, United Nations Plan of Action on Disaster Risk Reduction for Resilience, May 2013 >> CEB statement to the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction: HLCP/SMG (Senior Management Group on Disaster Risk Reduction for Resilience), UNISRD.

UN ECOSOC, Department of Economic and Social Affairs: Development Strategies That Work.

UN Financing for Development

UNISDR: GAR, Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction
OCHA: United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs: under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator: UNOCHA created in December 1991 by UN General Assembly Resolution 46/182: UNOCHA: United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination Team-UNDAC: UNOCHA Cluster Coordination >>> UNOCHA: OSOCC On-site Operations Coordination Centre: is a rapid response is a tool for the UNOCHA >> UN: Relief Web: is a specialized digital service of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs: UNOCHA.

GDACS- Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System, is a cooperation framework between the United Nations, the European Commission and disaster managers worldwide:

GDACS: Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

GP Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction: the UNISDR is the UN entity responsible for coordinating the organization of the global platform and Ministerial meeting on disaster risk reduction: GP 2007-2009-2011-2013-2015, governments, UN, International regional organizations and institutions and the private sector, NGOs, scientific/academic institutions and the private sector: GP is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly A/RES/62/192.

GRIPE: Global Risk Information Platform: is a multi-stakeholder initiative that direct aligns with the Hyogo Framework for Action HFA: Hosted by the UNDP: GRIP Web: Platform and tool for information and knowledge sharing: GRIP-UNDP Disaster Risk Assessment Result Framework-DRA

IATF/DR: Inter-Agency Task Force on disaster Reduction: UN General Assembly established an Inter-Agency Secretariat and Inter-Agency Task Force for the implementation of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, UN/ISDR >> UNISDR, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction. The ISDR secretariat serves as the secretariat of a World Conference on Disaster Reduction, WCDR.

UNDRO, UN Disaster Relief Coordinator/Office of the United Nations Disaster Relief Co-ordinator: was established in 1971 and in 1992 was incorporated in the Department of Humanitarian Affairs DHA.

PREVENTION WEB (project UNISDR): Global Assessment Report: 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015: History from 1962 to 2015: United Nations Resolution, Reports, Data: Information Disaster Reduction Community.
Desinventar Disaster Information System: UNISDR: Disaster Information System: Desinventar is a project of La Red, a non-profit NGO: network of Social Studies on Disaster Prevention in Latin America.

UNISDR: United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction > UNISDR & Prevention web: DRR framework > UNISDR: International Day for Reduction of Disasters: 13 October
UNEP: United Nations Environment Program: UNEP Post-Conflict and Disaster management PCDMB: > Disasters & Conflicts: Climate Change: Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction PEDRR: UNEP & Disaster Risk Reduction.

UNFCCC: The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Secretariat

UNCCD: United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
IRU: International Relief Union was established under the League of Nations and was liquidated in 1968.

OFDA / CRED: International Disaster Database

A UN General Assembly side event was held at the Ford Foundation on September 25-2014: bringing together philanthropic organizations, governments, UN agencies, civil society organizations and media.

Financing for Development Business Compendium: Existing Initiatives & Actionable Proposals to Mobilize the Private Sector for Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

United Nations Sustainable Development Summit, New York, 25-27 September 2015: Sustainable Development Goals 2030 Agenda: A/RES/70/1 Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Sustainable Development Goals 2015-2030.

United Nations: Millennium Development Goals MDGs: 2000-2015

United Nations Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform

United Nations: Sustainable Development: 1971, Stockholm; 1980, World Conservation Strategy WCS; 1982, WCS, World Charter for Nature; 1983,WCED World Commission on Environment and Development was created, in 1984 it was constituted as an independent body by the United Nations General Assembly, in 1987 report “Our Common Future”; 1992, the first UN Conference on Environment and Development UNCED was held in Rio de Janeiro and adopted an agenda for environment and development in the 21st Century “Agenda 21”; 1993, UNCED instituted the CSD Commission on Sustainable Development; 2002, World Summit on Sustainable Development WSSD, Johannesburg; 2012, United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development UNCSD Rio+20 >> RIO+20: Earth Summit, Rio de Janeiro 1992, United Nations Conference on Environment and Development UNCED; World Summit on Sustainable Development WSSD, Johannesburg 2002; United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development UNCSD, Rio de Janeiro 2012.

OOSA-Office for Outer Space Affairs: UN-SPIDER: United Nations Platform for Space-based information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response > Space-based information and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, A/AC.105/2015/C RP16 > United Nations Platform for Space-based information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response, UN-SPIDER: indicative work plan 2015: UN-SPIDER Documents and Resolutions, from 1994 to 2015 >> UN-SPIDER Knowledge Portal >> UNOOSA established in 2006 the United Nations Platform for Space-based information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response UN-SPIDER.

UN-SPIDER Knowledge Portal: Space-based information for Disaster management and Emergency Response.

IASC Inter-Agency Standing Committee: the UN General Assembly established the IASC in 1991 to serve as the primary mechanism for inter-agency coordination relating to humanitarian assistance.

UNITAR: United Nations Institute for Training and Research: UNOSAT Operational Satellite Applications: technology-intensive Programme, delivering analysis and satellite solutions: Humanitarian relief, human security: UNITAR Affiliated Training Centres: CIFAL Global Network

UN CC: Learn: The One UN Climate Change Learning Partnership

C3D+: The Capacity Development for Climate Change Partnership: launched in 2009, it is coordinated by UNITAR

European Commission: International Cooperation and Development: European Union (EU) Natural Disaster Risk Reduction, NDRR >>> ACP-EU Natural Disaster Risk Reduction Program: funded by the European Union and managed by GFDRR, Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery:

CDEMA, The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency: Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management: CDEMA is the Caribbean´s regional contribution to the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.

UNESCO & World Heritage Convention: Reducing Disasters Risks at World Heritage Properties.

PRIVATE NON-GUBERNMENTAL & CORPORATE ACTORS: NGOs think tank, Transnational Corporations, global foundations, Universities & Partnership & public-private & international organizations & private sector.

The Post-2015 Partnership Platform for Philanthropy: United Nations Development Program UNDP y la Foundation Center: supported by RPA Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

IRDR: Integrated Research on Disaster Risk: sponsored by the ICSU, International Council for Science in partnership with the International Social Sciences Council ISSC and the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction UNISDR.

IFRC, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies > Disaster and crisis management, Reducing disaster risk, International Day for Disaster Reduction > Disaster preparedness tools > Urban disaster risk reduction > One Billion Coalition is a new IFRC initiative, one billion coalition for resilience > Disaster Law Database > Legislation for disaster risk reduction > IDRL International disaster response laws, rules and principles > profiles in disaster law advocacy.

DRM, World Institute for Disaster Risk Management: is a network for applied research, implementation and dissemination on disaster risk management.

EMDAT: was created with the initial support of the World Health Organization and the Belgian Government: is a non-profit NGO: EMDAT, The International Disaster Database. Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters CRED.

Index for Risk Management: inter-agency standing committee task team for preparedness and resilience and the European Commission.

Global Ocean Commission: is an initiative of the Pew Charitable Trusts in Partnership with Somerville at the University of Oxford, Adessium Foundation and Oceans 5.

DRR: Disaster Risk Reduction: initiatives public & private: The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction: 2015-2030.

ICDRM: Institute for Crisis, Disaster & Risk management: George Washington University.

Global Foot Print Network: non-profit organization, established in 2003
Start, Global Change System for Analysis Research & Training: Start programs: Start, Strategic Partnerships: ISCU-ISSC; WCRP; IGBP; IHDP; IRDR >> UNEP, UNDP, UNFCCC, WB, UNITAR, IPCC, WMO >> APN, IAI, SEI, IIED >> TWAS, IFS, UNU.

WEF: World Economic Forum: DRN Disaster Resource Network: Friends of the Disaster Resource Network: WEF, Geneva-based non-profit organization: A Vision for Managing Natural Disaster Risk: Proposals for public/private stakeholder solutions: Disaster Resource Partnership, DRP.
MOOC: UNEP & global partnership on Environment for Sustainability GUPES and Cologne University of Applied Sciences CUAS, Germany launch in 2014 the first Massive Open Online Course MOOC on Disasters and Ecosystems.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Emergency Response

CECP: is a coalition of CEOs, founded in 1999: 150 CEOs of the largest companies across all industries: Disaster Response.
ECB Project: Emergency Capacity Building ECB: public-private donors: the ECB projects, Disaster Risk Reduction DDR: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, UKAID/DfID, OFDA (USAID): ECB project started in 2004, CARE International, Catholic Relief Services, International Rescue Committee, Mercy Corps, Oxfam GB, Save the Children, World Vision International: IWG Inter-Agency Working Group on Emergency Capacity was formed after this meeting and published a Report on Emergency Capacity: eight years of projects, Phase I 2005-2008 and Phase II, 2008-2013.

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, ROKPA: Rockefeller Philanthropy sponsored projects initiative, Climate Nexus.

DIGITAL RESOURCES

ISDR/EIRD: International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, 2009: UNISDR-ONU: Global Assessment Report: GAR: www.eird.org/americs/gar.html >> GAR Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction: www.preventionweb.net/english/hyogo/gar/2013/en/home/index.html >> GAR Global Evaluation Report: 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015 (GAR bi-annual publication) >> GAR: Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction: www.unocha.org

GDACS: Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System: www.gdacs.org

Index for Risk Management: inter-agency standing committee task team for preparedness and resilience and the European Commission: www.inform-index.org

GP Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction: UNISDR: www.preventionweb.net/english/hyogo/GP

GRIPE: Global Risk Information Platform > GRIP Web: Platform and tool for information and knowledge sharing: www.gripweb.org

IFRC: World Disasters Report 2015: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies: www.ifrc.org

CEB Statement to the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, 14-18 March 2015, Sendai-Japan: CEB: Chief Executives Board for Coordination. It is supported by three pillars: HLCP, High Level Committee on Programmes; HLCM High Level Committee on management; UNDG United Nations Development Group > www.wcdrr.org

CECP: is a coalition of CEOs, founded in 1999: 150 CEOs of the largest companies across all industries: Disaster Response: www.cecp.co

WHS, World Humanitarian Summit: First World Humanitarian Summit, WHS is an initiative of UN Secretary- General and managed by UN OCHA: Istanbul, 23-24 May 2016: www.worldhumanitariansummit.org

UNOOSA, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs: www.unoosa.org

UNISRD: Accelerating and mainstreaming disaster risk reduction efforts 2015 >> CEB, United Nations Plan of Action on Disaster Risk Reduction for Resilience, May 2013: www.wcdrr.org

UNEP: United Nations Environment Program: UNEP Post-Conflict and Disaster management PCDMB: > Disasters & Conflicts: Climate Change: Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction PEDRR: UNEP & Disaster Risk Reduction: www.unep.org

Global Foot Print Network: www.footprintnetwork.org

UN General Assembly: Seventieth session A/RES/70/1: 2015: Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 25 September 2015: Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: United Nations Sustainable Development: www.sustainabledevelopment.un.org

OFDA / CRED: International Disaster Database: www.emdat.be/country_profile/index.html

PREVENTION WEB (project UNISDR): www.preventionweb.net > www.preventionweb.net/countries/data

DRR: Disaster Risk Reduction: initiatives public & private: The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction: 2015-2030: www.preventionweb.net/drr-framework/sendai-framework

Desinventar: Disaster Information System: UNISDR: Disaster Information System: www.desinventar.net

Desinventar: Inventory System of the Effects of Disasters: UNISDR: www.desinventar.org

DRM, World Institute for Disaster Risk Management: www.drmonline.net

UNISDR & Prevention web: DRR framework: www.preventionweb.net

ICDRM: Institute for Crisis, Disaster & Risk management: Standardized Volunteer Management System/Volunteer Management System: ICDRM George Washington University for Crisis Management: www.gwu.edu/~icdrm

IRDR: Integrated Research on Disaster Risk: sponsored by the ICSU, International Council for Science in partnership with the International Social Sciences Council ISSC and the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction UNISDR: www.icsu.org >> www.irdinternational.org

Start, Global Change System for Analysis Research & Training: Start programs: Start, Strategic Partnerships: ISCU-ISSC; WCRP; IGBP; IHDP; IRDR >> UNEP, UNDP, UNFCCC, WB, UNITAR, IPCC, WMO >> APN, IAI, SEI, IIED >> TWAS, IFS, UNU: www.start.org

United Nations Sustainable Development Summit, New York, 25-27 September 2015: Sustainable Development Goals 2030 Agenda: A/RES/70/1 Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: www.sustainabledevelopment.un.org

United Nations: Millennium Development Goals MDGs: 2000-2015: www.un.org/millenniumgoals

MOOC: UNEP & global partnership on Environment for Sustainability GUPES and Cologne University of Applied Sciences CUAS, Germany launch in 2014 the first Massive Open Online Course MOOC on Disasters and Ecosystems: www.themooc.net

IASC Inter-Agency Standing Committee: the UN General Assembly established the IASC in 1991 to serve as the primary mechanism for inter-agency coordination relating to humanitarian assistance.

EMDAT: The International Disaster Database. Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters CRED: www.emdat.be

WEF: World Economic Forum: DRN Disaster Resource Network: Friends of the Disaster Resource Network: WEF, Geneva-based non-profit organization: A Vision for Managing Natural Disaster Risk: www.weforum.org

UN-SPIDER Knowledge Portal: Space-based information for Disaster management and Emergency Response: www.un-spider.org

ECB Project: Emergency Capacity Building ECB: Public-private donors: the ECB projects, Disaster Risk Reduction DDR: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, UKAID/DfID, OFDA (USAID): ECB project started in 2004, CARE International, Catholic Relief Services, International Rescue Committee, Mercy Corps, Oxfam GB, Save the Children, World Vision International: IWG Inter-Agency Working Group on Emergency Capacity was formed after this meeting and published a Report on Emergency Capacity: eight years of projects, Phase I 2005-2008 and Phase II, 2008-2013: www.ecbproject.org

UNITAR: www.unitar.org/UNOSAT

UN CC: Learn: The One UN Climate Change Learning Partnership: www.uncclearn.org

C3D+: The Capacity Development for Climate Change Partnership: launched in 2009, it is coordinated by UNITAR www.c3d-unitar.org

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, ROKPA: Rockefeller Philanthropy sponsored projects initiative, Climate Nexus: Oceans 5: www.climatenexus.org > Oceans 5: www.oceans5.org > www.rokpa.org

ECOSOC, Department of Economic and Social Affairs: www.un.org/en/ecosoc > Development Strategies That Work: www.webapps01.un.org

UN Financing for Development: www.unorg/esa/ffd/index.html

CDEMA, The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency: Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management: CDEMA is the Caribbean´s regional contribution to the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030: www.cdema.org

Global Ocean Commission: www.globaloceancommission.org

Global Foot Print Network: non-profit organization, established in 2003: www.footprintnetwork.org

UN: Relief Web: is a specialized digital service of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs: UNOCHA: www.reliefweb.int

UNESCO & World Heritage Convention: Reducing Disasters Risks at World Heritage Properties: www.whc.unesco.org/en/disaster-risk-reduction

CANEUS International: CANEUS UN Global Sat: New Global Framework for Sharing of Space Technology and Data Standards to Serve Nation´s Disaster management Needs: www.caneus.org/undrr

WFC: World Future Council

UCLG: Global Network of Cities, Local and Regional Governments: Disaster Risk Reduction: Local and regional governments engages towards a post 2015 framework for Disaster Risk Reduction: http://www.uclg.org/issues/disaster-ris-reduction

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