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.
30 Jul 2015, IRIN
As Pakistan faces its fourth consecutive year of heavy flooding, relief workers are urging the government to do more to reduce future risks. 'There is a need to take DRR as a developmental issue and to institutionalize it and adopt proactive approach by building the capacity of institutions of and communities.' said Gauhar Iqbal, a spokesman for Plan International...
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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.