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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.

 Photo by UNISDR Lots of discussion at this week's workshop in Potenza, Italy, on how to implement the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

Sendai training for local governments

27 Jul 2015, UNISDR ONEA-GETI; UNISDR AP; UNISDR EUR

Sanjaya Bhatia who heads GETI said: 'We remain fully committed to supporting local governments to develop the action plans and strategies for DRR, in compliance with the Sendai Framework. We... train the local communities to scale-up DRR and practical implementation on the ground and to take advantage of civil society and experts to pass on this knowledge.'...


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.