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.
8 Oct 2015, Japan News, the
A manual for disaster prevention that the Tokyo metropolitan government began distributing to all Tokyo households in September is getting a wide range of favorable responses, reports the Japan News. Takehiko Yamamura, the head of the Disaster Prevention System Institute says, 'It covers almost all the types of disasters and can lead to the improvement of disaster awareness'...
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