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
27 Mar 2015, Pacific Islands Forum Sec
'In response to the devastating impacts of Cyclone Pam, the Forum Secretariat will continue to work with its members and with other regional organisations to support discussions and actions, especially relating to those on climate and disaster resilient development,' said Ms Cristelle Pratt, Deputy Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat...
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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.
Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.