disaster risk reduction


  • Challenges facing Iran to become resilient against disasters 2019-10-13 11:52

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Challenges facing Iran to become resilient against disasters

    TEHRAN – Having tackled over 34 out of 41 natural disasters identified worldwide, Iran is among the top countries most prone to natural disasters. Therefore, risk reduction and resilience is widely recognized emphasizing the need for making cities resilient to disasters. But what are the challenges on its way?

  • WFP provides 10,000 food packages for flood-hit Khuzestan 2019-05-12 22:56

    Iranian delegation to join disaster risk reduction global platform

    TEHRAN – An Iranian delegation headed by director of the Disaster Management Organization Esmaeil Najjar have been dispatched to join the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction held on May 13-17 in Switzerland, IRNA reported on Sunday.

  • World’s incidents climate-related by 75%: expert 2019-04-17 22:59

    75% of natural disasters linked with climate: expert

    TEHRAN – Mostafa Mohaqeq, senior coordinator for Asia and Pacific Centre for Development of Disaster Information Management (APDIM) said that some 75 percent of natural disasters happening in the world are associated with weather and climate.

  • Hamid Pourmohammadi, Chairman of APDIM’s Governing Council 2018-12-18 21:02

    Tehran hosting high-level meeting on disaster information management 

    TEHRAN — A high-level expert consultation meeting on disaster information management kicked off in Tehran on Tuesday, Mehr news agency reported. 

  • Ahmad sadeqi 2018-01-01 09:29

    Budget deficit impeding disaster reduction efforts: official

    TEHRAN – Shortage of budget has been impeding many projects needed to implement disaster reduction plans, especially during earthquakes, YJC quoted Ahmad Sadeqi, director of the Tehran Disaster Mitigation and Management Organization, as saying.

  • Yukiharu Kobayashi (L), Ko Goto, and Ryoji Takahashi 2017-12-20 09:33

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    ‘Build back better’, key to reduce disaster risk

    TEHRAN — ‘Building back better’ would definitely help reduce disaster risk in the future, Ko Goto, director of disaster risk reduction group of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) said on Tuesday.