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  • GEM reaching out in Addis Ababa

    GEM reaching out in Addis Ababa

    general news | 22 Dec 2015 > Thanks to the support of USAID, GEM’s active participation in the recent Understanding Risk & Finance Conference in Addis Abba (17-20 November 2015) is bringing new opportunities for collaboration in African continent.

  • Developing indicators for urban resilience

    Developing indicators for urban resilience

    general news | 22 Dec 2015 > GEM’s Social Vulnerability and Integrated Risk (SVIR) Coordinator, Christopher G. Burton, was called on to assist in the formulation of indicators for the UNISDR Ten Essentials for Making Cities Resilient initiative, to support the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) 2015-2030.

  • GEM tools well\u002Dreceived in Risk Workshop

    GEM tools well-received in Risk Workshop

    general news | 22 Dec 2015 > With capacity building and technology transfer as part of the GEM Foundation's four key strategic priorities, it was heartening to see the enthusiastic and positive response to a range of improvements in both technology and training material at the annual risk training workshop in Pavia in late October, 2015.

  • Risk understanding in South Eastern Europe

    Risk understanding in South Eastern Europe

    general news | 22 Dec 2015 > Exciting opportunities for GEM’s possible support to understanding risk in South Eastern Europe (SEE) is one of the outcomes of the 31st DPPI (Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Initiative) SEE Regional Meeting held in Sarajevo on November 3-4, 2015.

  • Nepal seeking self\u002Dsufficiency in Integrated Risk analysis

    Nepal seeking self-sufficiency in Integrated Risk analysis

    general news | 22 Dec 2015 > It is time for bold thinking in Nepal, and a greater understanding of the importance of resilience is making its way.