The systematic process of using administrative directives, organizations, and operational skills and capacities to implement strategies, policies and improved coping capacities in order to lessen the adverse impacts of hazards and the possibility of disaster; aims to avoid, lessen or transfer the adverse effects of hazards through activities and measures for prevention, mitigation and preparedness
1 Jul 2015, UNISDR AP
President Joko Widodo, plans to launch a National Disaster Risk Reduction Movement in October this year that will include a focus on urban areas of the vast country which is exposed to a wide range of natural and man-made hazards. 'The technical support given by UNISDR complements our national efforts,' said Mr. Bapak Wisnu Widjaja, BNPB Deputy Chief for Prevention and Mitigation...
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Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.