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.
5 Feb 2016, Kantipur Publications
In an opinion piece in the Kathmandu Post, Navin Singh Khadka, a BBC journalist based in London laments that 'there is no one this write-up could hold accountable or could seek responsible answers from. Such is the political vacuum in Nepal. Otherwise, for instance, the 'build back better' slogan would not have remained empty words for the earthquake survivors even after 10 months of the disaster'... http://bit.ly/23MuExM
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Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.