UNDRR

How can the UN help prevent another Beirut disaster?

The devastation caused by the Beirut explosions on 4 August has focused attention on the risks involved in the transportation and storage of dangerous goods around the world. The UN is at the forefront of international efforts to reduce these risks and save lives. 

PODCAST: Beirut and other disasters, ‘don’t take turns to strike us’

The UN has an entire office dedicated to lowering the risks.

For this latest Lid is On podcast, Conor Lennon’s been finding out how the Office for Disaster Risk Reduction works to persuade governments to put it at the heart of their decision-making.

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