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.
21 Aug 2015, Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
Walmart and the Walmart Foundation announce a $25 million commitment over five years to support organizations in disaster recovery and resiliency efforts worldwide. A $1.2 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to UNISDR will support the R!SE Initiative that will help build coalitions and local campaigns in the U.S. Gulf Coast specifically, and communities worldwide, to address the challenges of community preparedness and resiliency...
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