natural hazards

natural hazards

World Humanitarian Day

Today is World Humanitarian Day, this recognises those who face danger and adversity in order to help others. The day was chosen by the UN General…

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…

Former Under Secretary General Sir John Holmes Confirmed to Speak

Over half the global population live in poorly planned urban areas, where fast expansion increases their exposure to natural hazards.  This conference covers disaster prevention,…