Community coping practices, local community knowledge accumulated over generations of living in a particular environment that is shared and applied to reduce community vulnerability and form the basis of community coping practices.
19 May 2015, MANA, Malawi - gov
Department of Disaster Management Affairs has embarked on a mission to explore how best indigenous knowledge can be used to help communities prepare for disasters. Mitigation Officer Mulder Mkutumula identified promotion of disaster mitigation and preparedness through the use of education, knowledge and innovation as effective in dealing with disasters in the country...
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.