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.
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...
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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.