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UNISDR media training on disaster risk reduction: 2010-2011

This map depicts the countries participating in, and location of National Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction, of the ECHO-funded UNISDR media trainings on disaster risk reduction in 2010-2011.

The media have an important role to play in creating awareness and distributing information before, during and after a disaster. By exploring the root causes of disaster and their social dimensions, the media are a key ally for disaster risk reduction (DRR).

The UN's disaster risk reduction office (UNISDR) conducted a media training programme to educate journalists and media-facing government officials about DRR issues. Organized by UNISDR in collaboration with Thompson Reuters, the project was funded by the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Directorate General (ECHO).

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  • Themes:Advocacy & Media, Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
  • Countries/Regions:Algeria, Argentina, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Bolivia, Cambodia, Cameroon, China, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Italy, Jordan, Korea, Rep of, Malawi, Maldives, Mauritania, Mexico, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, State of, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Syrian Arab Republic, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, United Kingdom, Viet Nam

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/27689

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