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India: Using Facebook as a medium, Caritas engages 120,000 for disaster preparedness.

16 Nov 2015, CauseBecause

Before the National Day for Disaster Risk Reduction was observed on 29 October, Caritas India observed an awareness week, reports Cause Because. It reached out to over 95,000 people on Facebook. ‘Our team realised that the medium that people were using for sharing updates about disaster could be used to make them aware about how to actually prepare and how a few small measures could help in reducing risks'....

Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 4.2 [PDF, 102Kb]Social development policies and plans are being implemented to reduce the vulnerability of populations most at risk
  • Indicator 4.3 [PDF, 93Kb]Economic and productive sectorial policies and plans have been implemented to reduce the vulnerability of economic activities
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