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  • University Centre for Disaster Studies and Research CEPED/PR
    Praça Nossa Senhora de Salete, s/nº Palácio Iguaçu Centro Cívico
    80530-909 Curitiba/Paraná
    Brazil

    Email: ceped@ceped.pr.gov.br
    Phone: +351-55-41-33502610
    Website: http://www.ceped.pr.gov.br/

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University Centre for Disaster Studies and Research (CEPED/PR)

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http://www.ceped.pr.gov.br/

The University Centre for Studies and Research on Disaster (CEPED/PR) is a result of the restructuring of the State System of Protection and Civil Defense and was created by State Decree No. 9557 of 6 December 2013. Its purpose is different from its design, since it aims to stimulate, aggregate and form...

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The University Centre for Studies and Research on Disaster (CEPED/PR) is a result of the restructuring of the State System of Protection and Civil Defense and was created by State Decree No. 9557 of 6 December 2013. Its purpose is different from its design, since it aims to stimulate, aggregate and form a network of cooperative universities (public and private) around the actions necessary for disaster risk reduction. It is an advisory body of the State System of Protection and Civil Defense - SEPDEC. It relates also to the State Council for the Protection and Civil Defense - CEPRODEC, with Protection Division and Civil Defense - DPDC and the Regional Coordinating Protection and Civil Defense - CORPDEC.

Among its responsibilities is to find new ways to raise funds for research, education and extension, as well as supporting institutions interested in notices wishing to rely on the support of CEPED, which ensures the Paraná State's interest in obtaining its results.

Disaster Reduction Goal

- Support the realization of scientific research focused at reducing disaster risk in the state of Paraná;

Policies and Programmes in DRR

- Stimulate Teaching and extension for the dissemination of knowledge focused on the disaster reduction;

- Technological-innovation;

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

- Support the realization of scientific research focused at reducing disaster risk in the state of Paraná;

Risk assessment and early warning systems (HFA 2)

- Technological-innovation;

Education, information and public awareness (HFA 3)

- Stimulate Teaching and extension for the dissemination of knowledge focused on the disaster reduction;

Reducing underlying risk factors (HFA 4)

- Generate and disseminate useful information to society, public and private institutions related to disaster risk reduction.

Preparedness for effective response (HFA 5)

- Concentrate and provide the scientific production of Paraná state of disaster in one internet portal;

Disaster Risk Reduction Focal Point(s)

- Act as a network with Institutions of Higher Education, institutes, research centers and cooperated foundations;

Websites

http://www.ceped.pr.gov.br/
http://www.defesacivil.pr.gov.br/
http://www.unespar.edu.br/?p=1592

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  • Praça Nossa Senhora de Salete, s/nº Palácio Iguaçu Centro Cívico 80530-909 Curitiba/Paraná Brazil

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  • Conferences:  - UNISDR Science and Technology Conference
     - 2017 Global Platform
     - 2019 Global Platform

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