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.
28 Apr 2015, Fifth Estate, the
An Australian earthquake engineer has called on the Australian federal government to provide building expertise to Nepal, reports the Fifth Estate. 'What the people need is education and demonstrations on how to make their buildings more resilient before they rebuild. Some good Australian reinforcing steel would be very useful – that and the tools to use it to reinforce their masonry buildings'...
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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.