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.
10 Mar 2014, UNISDR AP
At a roundtable with twelve towns represented by their mayors and councillors, Taskforce Coordinator, Baltz Tribunalo, summed up the main learnings from Typhoon Haiyan: 'We now clearly recognize the importance of managing disaster risk rather than disasters'...
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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.