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.
26 Sep 2015, ADB
'The SDGs acknowledge that more frequent and intense natural disasters threaten to reverse much of the development progress made in recent decades. After Typhoon Haiyan in 2014, civil society organisations in the Philippines realized their enormous responsibility in helping communities reduce their vulnerability to future natural disasters', writes Suzanne Nazal from ADB...
External Online Resources
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.