What is the Full Form of UNISDR?

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Today we will talk about UNDRR, History and its full form? The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. UNDRR is part of the United Nations Secretariat. It promotes the implementation & evaluation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction chosen by the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction on 18 March 2015 in Sendai, Japan.

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction is led by a United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction (SRSG) and has over 100 staff.

UNDRR Overview

Here in this section, we are providing a short overview of UNDRR (United Nations Human Settlements Programme). Let’s have a look.

UNDRRUnited Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
HeadquartersGeneva, Switzerland
Formation1999
Parent organizationUnited Nations
TypeProgramme
StatusActive
HeadMami Mizutori
Websitehttps://www.undrr.org/

History of UNDRR

ParticularsYear
International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction1989
First World Conference on Disaster Reduction and the Yokohama Strategy for a Safer World1994
International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR)1999
The Johannesburg Plan of Action2002
Second World Conference on Disaster Reduction and the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-20152005
The first session of the Global Platform on Disaster Reduction2007
Programme of Action for the Least Developed Countries for the Decade 2011-20202011
United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development – Rio+202012
Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States and the SIDS ACCELERATED MODALITIES OF ACTION (S.A.M.O.A.) Pathway2014
Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-20302015

Frequently Asked Question (FAQ)

Q. What is the full form of UNDRR?

Ans. The full form of United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction.

Q. Who is the head of UNDRR?

Ans. Mami Mizutori

Q. When and where UNDRR was established?

Ans. UNDRR was established in 1999.

Q. What is the Formerly Known as UNDRR?

Ans. UNDRR is formerly known as UNISDR.

Q. Where is the headquarters of UNDRR?

Ans. Geneva, Switzerland


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