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.
26 Nov 2015, TRF
A 2012 report by ADB estimates that by 2050 there will be more than 250 million people in Bangladesh and Pakistan living in 'hot spots' threatened by negative climate change impacts, such as flooding or drought. 'Local adaptation plans can help people ensure their livelihoods and safety in the face of calamities like floods, droughts and earthquakes,' said Shafqat Aziz, of Oxfam Novib...
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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.