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Capacity Development

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.

 Photo by UNISDR Lots of discussion at this week's workshop in Potenza, Italy, on how to implement the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

Sendai training for local governments

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.'...


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 1.2 [PDF, 110Kb]Dedicated and adequate resources are available to implement disaster risk reduction plans and activities at all administrative levels
  • Indicator 3.4 [PDF, 102Kb]Countrywide public awareness strategy exists to stimulate a culture of disaster resilience, with outreach to urban and rural communities
  • Indicator 5.1 [PDF, 98Kb]Strong policy, technical and institutional capacities and mechanisms for disaster risk management, with a disaster risk reduction perspective are in place

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