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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.

Showcasing innovation: Media and communication for disaster risk reduction

26 Jan 2015, BBC; GNDR; NLRC; Plan Intl

Have you used media or communication to help communities at risk become more aware of disaster risks and build their resilience? If so, the organizers would like to hear from you as this event aims to showcase creative and effective approaches of media and communication. The event will take place at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan on 16 March, 2015...


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.