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Community-based DRR

Managing disaster risk by increasing local capacity and resilience and reducing vulnerability to natural hazards. The approach engages the local community in managing local disaster risk often with the collaboration of external actors from civil society, local government and the private sector.

Disability inclusive CBDRR manual in DAISY format ready

14 Apr 2016, Malteser Intl

As part of a training course on Digital Accessible Information System (DAISY) with Malteser International in March 2016 in Ha Noi, members of the Lift You Up group have successfully converted the “Manual on disability inclusive community-based disaster risk management” to DAISY format, with the Vietnamese version to be produced soon based on the modifications made to the English version.

Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 1.3 [PDF, 114Kb]Community Participation and decentralisation is ensured through the delegation of authority and resources to local levels
  • Indicator 3.2 [PDF, 116Kb]School curricula , education material and relevant trainings include disaster risk reduction and recovery concepts and practices
  • Indicator 3.4 [PDF, 102Kb]Countrywide public awareness strategy exists to stimulate a culture of disaster resilience, with outreach to urban and rural communities

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.