The process by which people, organizations and society systematically stimulate and develop their ability over time to achieve social and economic goals, including through improvement of knowledge, skills, systems, and institutions - within a wider social and cultural enabling environment.
27 Jul 2015, UNISDR ONEA-GETI; UNISDR AP; UNISDR EUR
Sanjaya Bhatia who heads GETI said: 'We remain fully committed to supporting local governments to develop the action plans and strategies for DRR, in compliance with the Sendai Framework. We... train the local communities to scale-up DRR and practical implementation on the ground and to take advantage of civil society and experts to pass on this knowledge.'...
External Online Resources
Find or contribute curricular, extra-curricular and public awareness materials on disaster prevention and school safety for primary, secondary, vocational, community-based education and public awareness.
Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.