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.
22 May 2013, CERA, Australia - gov
'Cranes and bulldozers and diggers can be hired - they are really just commodities. Institutions and good governance can’t be bought. And when things are really turning to custard, you need strong institutions,' said Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority chief executive Roger Sutton in a speech to the 4th Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Geneva, Switzerland, last night...
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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.