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Civil Society/NGOs

The role of civil society and/or non-governmental organizations in advocating disaster risk reduction, particularly to the international community, local and national government, and in strengthening capacities to reduce community risk and vulnerability from natural hazards.

Palestine: Reducing risks for vulnerable people in the North Jordan Valley - IFRC

2 Apr 2015, IFRC

In order to reduce the risk of disasters in the North Jordan Valley, the Palestine Red Crescent Society has implemented a number of disaster risk reduction initiatives targeting 5,000 people in the area. Trenches have been dug to divert the water towards the Jordan River instead of flooding houses...More street lamps have been set up in the village...


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 1.3 [PDF, 114Kb]Community Participation and decentralisation is ensured through the delegation of authority and resources to local levels
  • Indicator 3.2 [PDF, 116Kb]School curricula , education material and relevant trainings include disaster risk reduction and recovery concepts and practices
  • Indicator 3.4 [PDF, 102Kb]Countrywide public awareness strategy exists to stimulate a culture of disaster resilience, with outreach to urban and rural communities

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.