Reporting Back | Averting, Minimizing and Addressing Loss and Damage Related to Displacement and the Adverse Effects of Climate Change in Bangladesh
Dhaka, 28 July 2022 – The Platform on Disaster Displacement (PDD), in partnership with the…
2 November 2021, 11:00 – 12:00 EST / 17:00 – 18:00 CET
The sixth edition of the Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction held in Cartagena, Colombia, featured a session on human mobility in the context of disasters and climate change, with a particular focus on practices integrating migrant communities in DRR, the protection of people displaced across borders by disasters and foreigners affected by disasters abroad. This parallel session at the RP21 will have a different but complementary scope, looking at challenges, effective practices and opportunities for integrating disaster displacement challenges into DRR law, policies, strategies and plans.
This parallel session #4 represents an opportunity to discuss progress since the adoption of the Sendai Framework in 2015, and to share recent practices and tools, such as the ‘Words into Action’ Guidelines on Disaster Displacement. It includes exchanges on how countries and regional organizations in the Americas and the Caribbean have taken steps to integrate displacement considerations into DRR strategies and planning, including through the adoption of national and regional policies.
This parallel session is co-led by the Platform on Disaster Displacement (PDD) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and supported by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR). It aims to:
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The series of Regional Platforms taking place in November 2021 will be host to a number of other events exploring the subject of displacement and DRR. Navigate to our summary of Disaster Displacement at the Regional Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction 2021 to find out more.
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