Who We Work WithDisaster risk reduction is a multifaceted issue requiring involvement from both the public and private sector, as well as the media. UNISDR works with a variety of stakeholders nationally, regionally and globally to advocate for building more resilient communities to disasters.

Regional Organizations & Platforms

Regional organizations and platforms, including ministerial conferences and sub-regional inter-governmental initiatives, are increasingly taking ownership for disaster risk reduction actions and following-up on the Hyogo Framework for Action.

Regional Organizations & Platforms

Regional organizations and platforms, including ministerial conferences and sub-regional inter-governmental initiatives, are increasingly taking ownership for disaster risk reduction actions and following-up on the Hyogo Framework for Action.


Countries & National Platforms

Countries and national platforms are key partners to implementing disaster risk reduction strategies at a country level to help build resilient communities.

Parliamentarians

Political leaders and legislators hold the primary responsibility protecting the lives and livelihoods of their country's citizens from disasters.


UN Organizations

Under the Secretary-General's leadership, the United Nations system is working from global to national levels to support country efforts to reduce community vulnerability and build resilient nations.

International Financial Institutions

International Financial Insitutions (IFIs) play a key role in supporting disaster risk reduction to achieve sustainable development and poverty reduction.


Civil Society Organizations

Civil Society Organizations are essential in building local community resilience to disasters and supporting local-level implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action.

 

Academia & Research Institutes

Disaster risk reduction and its impact on sustainable development require sound foundations in social and economic knowledge and understanding.

 


Private Sector

The private sector drives a large percentage of a country's economy and is therefore strategically placed to make communities safer.

 

Thematic Platforms

Thematic platforms are independent focus groups in the disaster risk reduction community oriented toward supporting the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action.