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  • Disaster Resilience Scientific Solutions Institute D.Re.S.S.
    17 Josiah Chinamano and Bristol Road North
    263 Bulawayo
    Zimbabwe

    Email: info@globalresilience.co.zw
    Phone: +26 39888299
    Website: http://www.globalresilience.co.zw

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Disaster Resilience Scientific Solutions Institute (D.Re.S.S.)

Non-Governmental Organization

http://www.globalresilience.co.zw

Actively building disaster resilient communities in Zimbabwe, Africa and beyond; complementing government and private sector efforts in realizing a disaster free society in the world.

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Mission

Actively building disaster resilient communities in Zimbabwe, Africa and beyond; complementing government and private sector efforts in realizing a disaster free society in the world.

Disaster Reduction Goal

To be a local and global force that envisions and brings into practical reality disaster resilient and disaster free communities in Zimbabwe, Africa and beyond through capacity building, skills development, training, coaching, mentorship, policy formulation, advice and advocacy.

Policies and Programmes in DRR

Zimbabwe DRR Policy and Strategy
Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA)
Safe Cities DRR Network

Membership in Key Networks

National Association of Non Governmental Organisations (NANGO)
Africa Region DRR Platform
Sphere Project, Humanitarian Charter

Making disaster risk reduction a policy priority, institutional strengthening (HFA 1)

Essence: Capacity development, knowledge management, awareness raising in DRR and CCA. Government policy and legislation.

Risk assessment and early warning systems (HFA 2)

Flood and drought risk assessments information sharing on DRR and early warning

Education, information and public awareness (HFA 3)

Training activities within Zimbabwe and in SADC countries on DRR and CCA

Reducing underlying risk factors (HFA 4)

Livelihoods assessments and community resilience planned programme for 2013-2014

Preparedness for effective response (HFA 5)

Working as a a member to strengthen humanitarian coordination and response in Matabeleland in Zimbabwe

Other activities

Building capacities on quantity and accountability in humanitarian action
Conducting consultations on joint standards initiatives
Developing policies and strategies on DRR and CCA

Disaster Risk Reduction Focal Point(s)

Coordinators of Zimbabwe DRR Network

Websites

http://reliefweb.int

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  • 17 Josiah Chinamano and Bristol Road North 263 Bulawayo Zimbabwe

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