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  • Centre for Disaster Risk Management and Development Studies, Federal University of Technology, Minna CDRM&DS
    The Registrar, Federal University of Technology, Minna Gidan Kwanu Campus Kilometer 13, Minna - Bida Road Minna, Niger State P.M.B 65
    90001 Minna, Niger State
    Nigeria

    Email: info@futminna.edu.ng
    Phone: +234 8053020742
    Website: http://www.futminna.edu.ng/

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Centre for Disaster Risk Management and Development Studies, Federal University of Technology, Minna (CDRM&DS)

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http://www.futminna.edu.ng/

The Centre for Disaster Risk Management and Development Studies (CDRM&DS) is a training, research and development unit under the office of the vice chancellor. It was established in June 2009, following a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the...

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Mission

The Centre for Disaster Risk Management and Development Studies (CDRM&DS) is a training, research and development unit under the office of the vice chancellor. It was established in June 2009, following a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the Federal University of Technology, Minna. The establishment of the Centre is part of the global efforts to reduce the risks of natural and man-induced disasters that are threatening the sustenance of development efforts.

The Federal University of Technology, Minna was established on 1st February, 1983. The objective for its establishment is to give effect to the nation’s drive for the much-needed self-reliance in science, engineering and especially technology.

Disaster Reduction Goal

The DRR goal is to build capacity for disaster management in Nigeria and the African sub region.

Policies and Programmes in DRR

The University has established a Centre for Disaster Risk management and development studies with a mandate to run a Professional M.Sc. and postgraduate diploma in DRM and DRR.

Currently, the M.Sc. programme is training over 50 students. Other programmes include:

i. Collaboration with relevant agencies such as national Emergency management Agency and ministry of Environment in issues of DRR.
ii. Research and development
iii. public education
iv. School DRR

Membership in Key Networks

Member of UNEDRA
Global Risk Forum (GRF)

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

Capacity Building on DRR

Risk assessment and early warning systems (HFA 2)

Research proposals on community risk assessment
Risk identification, assessment, monitoring and early warning

Education, information and public awareness (HFA 3)

Manpower training
Public education through seminars
Formation of Secondary school DRR Clubs
Reducing risk factors

Reducing underlying risk factors (HFA 4)

Disaster preparedness for effective response and recovery

Preparedness for effective response (HFA 5)

Collaboration and linkage in terms of DRR

Other activities

Identification and development of community - based strategies for DRR.

Disaster Risk Reduction Focal Point(s)

Nigeria National platform for DRR

Websites

www.futminna.edu.ng

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  • The Registrar, Federal University of Technology, Minna Gidan Kwanu Campus Kilometer 13, Minna - Bida Road Minna, Niger State P.M.B 65 90001 Minna, Niger State Nigeria

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  • GP 2013 delegation
  • Conferences:  - 5th AFRP
     - 2017 Global Platform
     - 2019 Global Platform

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