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.
13 Oct 2015, UNISDR
'This year’s observance of the IDDR is dedicated to the power of traditional, indigenous and local knowledge. In Sendai, Japan, I met with the President of Vanuatu on the day the island nation was devastated by Cyclone Pam. Despite expectations that there would be great loss of life, this was not the case, as cyclone shelters built in the traditional style from local materials saved many lives'...
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