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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.

 Photo by Rosa May Maitem/ACF HLA-ACF Signed MOU to develop case study on response in the Philippines

Philippines: Humanitarian Leadership Academy, ACF agree to study disaster preparedness

28 May 2015, ACF International

The MoU highlights the development of case studies with practical information on disaster risk reduction and preparedness, climate change adaptation, recovery, resilience programming, and crisis-sensitive development, following the experiences of local community actions introduced in Arakan valley by Action Against Hunger...

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.