disaster risk reduction

disaster risk reduction

Reducing impacts of flooding in Africa through improved early warning systems

A day of bright sunshine at Wilton Park rather incongruously kicked off our meeting on Flooding in the Greater Horn of Africa: building effective early warning systems.

World leaders reach historic deal to tackle climate change

Diplomatic efforts and international willingness to compromise brought a historic climate agreement in Paris this weekend as 196 countries agreed a landmark deal to tackle…

International Day for Disaster Reduction
Knowledge for Life

Today marks the international day for disaster reduction; raising awareness of the work done throughout the world to prevent and reduce the impact of disasters…

International Day for Disaster Reduction

Wilton Park’s contribution to reducing risk Today is the International Day for Disaster Reduction. Wilton Park has focused extensively on disaster reduction over the last few…

World Radio Day – enhancing global dialogue

13 February is UNESCO’s World Radio Day and is a time to reflect on the importance of the radio in furthering communication throughout the world.

Wilton Park working with IGAD in Kenya

In our first meeting in Kenya we continued our portfolio of work on disaster risk reduction by facilitating a regional discussion in Nairobi for the…

Reducing disaster risk in the Horn of Africa

We continue our portfolio of work on disaster risk reduction by facilitating a regional discussion in Nairobi for the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD). The…

Wilton Park in 2014 – what does power mean in the modern world?

We start the year by considering the future of power and the challenges…