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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.

WB: Challenge fund winners to support disaster resilience

18 Nov 2015, DFID, United Kingdom - gov; GFDRR; WB

15 innovative programs in over 20 nations have been selected through the Challenge Fund, to help developing countries better manage disaster risk and build resilience. The grants by the Challenge Fund, a partnership between GFDRR and DFID, will enable winning organizations to advance activities ranging from flood simulation technology in Kenya, to monitoring weather stations in Sri Lanka...

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.