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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.

Peru: Flood resilience project hit by fatal landslide - Practical Action

25 Mar 2015, Practical Action

Practical Action initiated a project designed to make those living on the banks of the Rio Rimac more resilient to flooding and better prepared to cope when a disaster strikes. 'We believe that in future people living on the banks of the Rio Rimac will be far better equipped to survive such floods,' said Colin McQuistan, Policy and Practice Advisor...


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.