Advocacy and awareness raising of disaster risk reduction (DRR) through a proactive approach to reporting news and information on natural hazard risk and vulnerability, and not simply the disaster event.
28 Jul 2015, UNISDR
Margareta Wahlström, the head of UNISDR, said: 'Under the campaign slogan, Knowledge for Life, we are seeking nominations from governments, local governments and civil society organizations of communities... to be announced on International Day for Disaster Reduction this year.' The communities should showcase the importance of local knowledge, traditions and customs...
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