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Preparing for Cyclones

Preparing for Cyclone Advisory to Power Sector Utilities

Enhancing the resilience of the power sector does not only mean strengthening its ability to anticipate and absorb shocks, but also improving its ability to recover from the effects of a hazardous event quickly and…


Prime Ministers of India, UK, Fiji and Italy inaugurate the third International Conference on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure 2021

New Delhi, 17 March 2021 – The third edition of the International Conference on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (ICDRI) 2021 was inaugurated by the Prime…


CDRI dialogue with Civil Society Organizations

On 2 March 2021, the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) in collaboration with SEEDS held a dialogue with civil society organizations working with vulnerable groups and their communities.

The dialogue explored avenues for broad basing the Disaster Resilient…


CDRI Roundtable with Ambassadors and Embassy Officials

On 22 February 2021, the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI ) held a roundtable discussion with ambassadors and officials of 11 countries to discuss issues around disaster resilient infrastructure and the importance of global partnerships, the urgency of knowledge sharing…


Webinar: Build Back Better: building resilient health infrastructure and supply chains. What have we learnt from COVID-19?

This virtual event featured Sasakawa Award winner and Principal Secretary of the Prime Minister of India, Dr. P.K. Mishra, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, Mami Mizutori; and other high-level participants from around the globe who will reflect on the…


Nature-based Solutions: Strengthening Synergies for Resilient Infrastructure

NEW DELHI, 18 November 2020 – Nature-based solutions (NBS) can play a significant role in reducing disaster risk and enhancing infrastructure resilience and the increased need for a stronger international focus and cooperation for promoting NBS.

To explore NBS…


Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure Celebrates First Anniversary

Launched one year ago at the UN Climate Summit in New York City, the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) has grown to include 16 countries and three multinational organizations with three others in the process of joining this global partnership to promote resilience of new and…