Key documents on disaster risk management in the postal sector

Building Resilience – A guide to disaster risk management for the postal sector

Key UPU tool for implementing and improving Disaster Risk Management frameworks, practices and structures in the postal sector (soon available in the other UPU languages).

Hyogo framework for action 2005–2015: building the resilience of nations and communities to disasters

Extract from the final report of the world conference on disaster reduction.

Mandate, members and work plan of the ad hoc group on disaster risk management

Memorandum by the Chairman of the Ad Hoc group on disaster risk management.

Recommendation C 64/2012

Initiatives for the study of sustainable development and development cooperation measures to make postal organizations more resistant to major disasters.

Results of the work carried out on DRM during the 2013–2016 cycle and prospects for 2017–2020 cycle

Since 2013, the UPU has launched and implemented numerous activities on Disaster Risk Management. During the next 2017-2020 cycle, the UPU will continue supporting its member countries in building the resilience of the postal sector.

Revised UPU Policy and Strategy Paper on disaster risk management

UPU policy framework on Disaster Risk Management revised after the adaption of the "Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030" during the 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in March 2015.

United Nations plan of action on disaster risk reduction for resilience

The UN plan of action on disaster risk reduction for resilience encourages UN specialized agencies to include climate change and disaster risk management into their activities.

UPU business continuity planning

Guidelines for business continuity in the postal sector which a key element in building resilience.

UPU Policy and Strategy Paper on disaster risk management

This paper aims to provide information on the UN system wide approach to disaster risk management (DRM) and lay the work for a UPU framework that takes into consideration the needs of postal sector.