DISASTER RISK DRR FRAMEWORK COUNTRIES & REGIONS THEMES HAZARDS RESOURCES
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Indigenous Knowledge

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.

Indigenous peoples champion Sendai Framework

27 May 2016, UNISDR

During the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, indigenous communities highlighted the importance to take their concerns into account when it comes to reducing disaster risk, especially for persons with disabilities.


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.