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Social Participation in Resilient City Development

UNDP, jointly with CICETE, Innovation Center for Risk Governance of BNU, Ya’an Mass Organization Social Service Center and Shenzhen One Foundation, launched the UNDP and China Risk and Resilience…  


Technology for Resilience along the Belt and Road

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched in Beijing an initiative to enhance disaster reduction and response capacity for countries along the Belt and Road. The project, entitled…  


Building Back Better - Ten years after the Wenchuan earthquake

Marking the 10th anniversary of the earthquake that devastated the city of Wenchuan, China, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Risk and Resilience Innovation Project held an opening…  


Research Report on Urban Flood Risk Management Capcity

In recent years, the risk of urban flood disaster in China has become increasingly prominent, posing threats to not only people's lives and property safety, but also sustainable economic and social…  


Bangladesh Community Based Capacity Building Training Course

A Community Based Capacity Training Course was held recently from June 12th-15th in Mymensingh city, Bangladesh, in order to facilitate knowledge sharing and build capacity for increased community…  


Training Course on Earthquake Emergency Search and Rescue held in Beijing

In recent years, earthquakes have occurred more frequently and unexpectedly across the world, with a total of 17 in 2016 in countries ranging from Burma to Ecuador and New Zealand. Due to the huge…  


Urban Disaster Prevention and Reduction in China

This year’s heavy rain and floods across China bring to attention the disaster risks in urban areas that are increasing as fast as urbanization itself. As China is experiencing the largest and the…  


Environmental Risk Identification and Obviation in Post Earthquake Reconstruction in Poor Villages Handbook

The publication is developed as training material for government officials or aid agencies charged with designing post-disaster reconstruction programme and provide reference tools in evaluating a…  


Building Back Better and Greener

Before the devastating Wenchuan earthquake in southwestern China on 12 May, 2008, 62 year-old Qing Liehua's main source of income and food for his family was through raising chickens. After the…  

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