UNDRR
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)
Headquarter: Geneva, Switzerland

About UNDRR


UNDRR (formerly UNISDR) is the United Nations focal point for disaster risk reduction. UNDRR oversees the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, supporting countries in its implementation, monitoring and sharing what works in reducing existing risk and preventing the creation of new risk.

It is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly resolution (56/195), 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.


Overview
Headquarter:
Geneva, Switzerland
Founded:
1999
Type of Organization:
United Nations System
Website:
https://www.undrr.org/
See Reviews
UNDRR Assistant Secretary-General and Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction
Name:
Mami Mizutori
Nationality:
Japan
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