2019 Theme: Reduce disaster damage to critical infrastructure and disruption of basic services


“Making infrastructure more climate-resilient can have a benefit-cost ratio of about six to one. For every dollar invested, six dollars can be saved. This means that investing in climate resilience creates jobs and saves money.” — UN Secretary-General António Guterres


  • https://www.un.org/en/events/disasterreductionday/resources.shtml
  • https://undocs.org/A/RES/69/283
  • https://www.unisdr.org/archive/61121