ISDR - related resources

2010-2011 ISDR World Disaster Reduction Campaign on Making Cities resilient, addressing urban risk

  • Strategy Outline for the 2010-2011 ISDR World Disaster Reduction Campaign on Making Cities resilient, addressing urban risk, (UN/ISDR, 2010)
  • Concept Note: Global Launching of the One Million Safe Schools and Hospitals Campaign and ASEAN Forum on Safe Hospitals (Scheduled for 8 April 2010, Manila, Philippines) (UN/ISDR, UNESCO, UNICEF, WHO, etc., 2010)
  • Building a Local Government Alliance for Disaster Risk Reduction: The Incheon Declaration (Summary from 11-13 August 2009 Conference, Incheon) (Alliance of Local Governments for Disaster Risk Reduction, 2009)

The Second Session of the ISDR Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (2009)

  • "Safer Building Codes and Construction: A Strategy for Enforcement, Implementation and Dissemination" (Report)
  • "Safer Building Codes and Construction: A Strategy for Enforcement, Implementation and Dissemination" (Concept Note)
  • "Safer Building Codes and Construction: A Strategy for Enforcement, Implementation and Dissemination" (Poster)
  • "The World Bank and Building Codes: Challenges and Opportunities" (by Sanjaya Bhatia, World Bank)
  • "Action Based Advocacy for Building Code Implementation in Bangladesh Code Implementation in Bangladesh" (by Anisur Rahman, ADPC)
  • "Building Code and Existing Buildings in Japan" (by Kenji Okazaki, GRIPS)
  • "Integrating cyclone resistant construction into houses in Central Viet Nam: from innovation to integration" (by John Norton, DWF)
  • "Housing Earthquake Safety Initiative (HESI): Nepal, Peru, Indonesia" (by Shoichi Ando, UNCRD)
  • "Earthquake Risk Reduction and Recovery Preparedness Programme for Nepal" (by Shankar Prasad Koirala, MOHA of Nepal)
  • "Building Codes Development, Implementation and Enforcement" (by Sylvana Ricciarini, ICC)
  • Creating Linkages for a Safer Tomorrow (Proceedings of the Second Session Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, 16-19 June 2009, Geneva, Switzerland) (UN/ISDR, 2009)
  • Risk and poverty in a changing climate: Invest today for a safer tomorrow (2009 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction)
  • Extracts on earthquakes from the 2009 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Disaster risk on the rise, says UN report (UNESCO website) -Launch of The Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction(UNESCO website)
  • Safer Schools and Hospitals (Concept Note of the High Level Plenary Panel 4 of the Second Session Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, 18 June 2009, Geneva, Switzerland) (UN/ISDR, UNESCO, UNICEF, WHO, WB, etc., 2009)
  • Reducing Disaster Risks through Science: Issues and Actions (Report of the ISDR Scientific and Technical Committee) (UN/ISDR, 2009)

IDRC Davos 2008

(Sessions)

  • "Safer Building Codes and Construction: A Strategy for Enforcement, Implementation and Dissemination" (Short description)
  • "Code Development, Code Enforcement Process with Training, Certification and Accreditation Programs" (by Richard Okawa, ICC)
  • "Capacity Building on Implementation of Nepal Building Control System: ToT of Masons for the Housing Earthquake Safety Initiative (HESI)" "abstract" (by Shoichi Ando, UNCRD)
  • "Safer buildings in Sweden - Proactive Climate Consideration" "abstract" (by Anna Nordlander, SRSA)
  • "Challenges for Building Code Enforcement following Drastic Changes in Hazard Assessment" "abstract" (by Helmut Wenzel, VCE)
  • "Earthquake Reconstruction Experiences in Iran: Lessons Learned toward Vulnerability Reduction and Sustainability" "abstract" (by Zhila Pooyan, IIEES)

(Workshop)

  • "Lessons learned from the Wenchuan Earthquake: Development and Implementation of Seismic Building Codes" (Short description)
  • "Tectonic background of Wenchuan earthquake and its disaster characteristics" "abstract" (by He Yongnian, CEA)
  • "Characteristics of earthquake disaster of mobile communication system and its building in Dujiangyan city caused by Wenchuan earthquake" "abstract" (by Lu Ming, CEA)
  • "Seismic Design Maps for Building Codes in the United States and China" "abstract" (by Zhenming Wang, University of Kentucky)
  • "Safety of Critical facilities in Seismically Active Regions" "abstract" (by Luigi Di Sarno, University of Naples)
  • "Prevention and Mitigation of Seismic Risk of Strategic, Public and Residential Constructions, Cultural Heritage and Industrial Plants and Components by means of Seismic Isolation and Energy Dissipation in Italy and Worldwide" "abstract" (by Alessandro Martelli, ENEA)

The First Session of the ISDR Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (2007)

  • "Building Code enforcement and dissemination: Safer Buildings for Sustainable Habitat" (Short report)
  • "Building Code enforcement and dissemination: Safer Buildings for Sustainable Habitat" (Detailed report)
  • "Building Code enforcement and dissemination: Safer Buildings for Sustainable Habitat" (Poster 1) "Building Code enforcement and dissemination: Safer Buildings for Sustainable Habitat" (Poster 2)
  • "Building Code: Enhancing international cooperation and transdisciplinary" (by Badaoui Rouhban, UNESCO)
  • "A Snapshot View of Building Code Enforcement and Dissemination" (by Shoichi Ando, UNCRD)
  • "Promoting earthquake safe building code through regional knowledge networking" (by Sohel Khan, IRP)
  • "Developing and Implementing Building Codes: Experiences from Disasters" (by Takashi Imamura, MLIT of Japan)
  • "Code Enforcement and Implementation: EMI proposal" (by Fouad Bendimerad, EMI)
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