The institutional structures and systems which support disaster risk reduction processes and programmes at national and regional levels. A National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction is a nationally owned multi-stakeholder governance mechanism for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.
25 May 2016, UNISDR
The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction has peppered the speeches of government representatives making commitments at the World Humanitarian Summit which closed yesterday. In particular, the ten ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) countries led a debate on how building resilience to disasters can help reduce the humanitarian burden.
External Online Resources
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.