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.
4 Dec 2013, SCMP
'It’s not easy to encourage insurance companies to write catastrophe insurance, as a single disaster such as an earthquake could cost a huge amount of claims that might cause liquidity problems for an insurer, so the risk is too high,' said Zhu Minglai, an insurance and risk management professor at Nankai University in Tianjin...
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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.