IRDR Message for International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction
13 October 2021 10:51

The focus of this year’s International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction is on Target (f): “Substantially enhance international cooperation to developing countries through adequate and sustainable support to complement their national actions for implementation of the present Framework by 2030.” It calls for international cooperation for developing countries to reduce their disaster risk and disaster losses.

The key message from António Guterres, UN Secretary-General addressed "It is about ensuring fair and equitable access to vaccines for everyone, everywhere; dramatically increasing funding and support for climate change adaptation and resilience building; and delivering on the Sendai Framework."

The key message from Mami Mizutori, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction emphasised that "Only together can we make true progress towards a safer and more resilient planet."

IRDR will continue its efforts to mobilize science for DRR and contribute to the DRR capacity building for the young generation and the developing countries. 

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