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  • HazAware Flat 4 The Old Drill Hall 65 Old Market Street
    BS2 0EH Bristol
    United Kingdom

    Email: laura@hazaware.org
    Phone: +44 7841436993
    Website: http://www.hazaware.org/

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HazAware

Non-Governmental Organization

http://www.hazaware.org/

HazAware is a not-for-profit organisation which aims to provide community-based training focusing on assisting those in vulnerable communities, who are threatened by local hazards.

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Mission

HazAware is a not-for-profit organisation which aims to provide community-based training focusing on assisting those in vulnerable communities, who are threatened by local hazards.

Disaster Reduction Goal

1. Improve community knowledge regarding the local environment and hazards
2. Increase community resilience to mitigate disaster impacts
3. Enable communities to engage in sustainable hazard management

Policies and Programmes in DRR

Preparedness, prevention and planning

Membership in Key Networks

Association of Geographic Information and Institute of Environmental Sciences

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

- Work with local governments to embed humanitarian and natural hazard information and emergency plans

Risk assessment and early warning systems (HFA 2)

- desktop risk assessments

Education, information and public awareness (HFA 3)

- provide bespoke lectures and tabletop exercises
- design school curriculums

Reducing underlying risk factors (HFA 4)

- build and review contigency plans to reduce risk

Preparedness for effective response (HFA 5)

-build local resilience through educations

Disaster Risk Reduction Focal Point(s)

By using education and knowledge-shares, HazAware strives to build resilient communities.

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  • Flat 4 The Old Drill Hall 65 Old Market Street BS2 0EH Bristol United Kingdom

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