United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR)

UNISDR is the secretariat of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction. It was created in December 1999 and is part of the UN Secretariat with the purpose of ensuring the implementation of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction.

UNISDR is under the authority of the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs. It reports to the 2nd Committee (Economic and Financial) of the General Assembly under the Sustainable Development program. More information…