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.
1 Sep 2015, Yomiuri Shimbun
The Yomiuri Shimbun writes in an opinion piece that Japan should reexamine its preparedness against natural disasters as their occurrence is unpredictable. According to the article, presuming a huge quake occurred under the metropolitan area, a maximum of 23,000 deaths and about 120,000 injuries are projected...
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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.