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.
13 Oct 2014, Caritas Australia
'Disasters can destroy lives, national economies and development programs alike, setting back years of progress. Disaster risk reduction is an attempt to prepare, mitigate and adapt to the impact of disasters, hopefully decreasing the socio-economic impacts faced by millions of people worldwide every year,' said Richard Forsythe, Caritas Australia’s Acting Manager of Humanitarian Emergencies...
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