Government announcement

Croatian plans to integrate disaster risk reduction measures

Description

Croatia will work towards the integration of disaster risk reduction into national development and strategic documents, as well as, in practice by developing DRR projects to be co-financed by EU Structural and other funds. Croatia will strengthen its National Platform by emphasizing stronger involvement of local governments, the academic community and the private sector. Also it is one of our priorities to include disaster risk reduction in school curricula and strengthen teacher’s knowledge so as to teach children to acquire critical thinking and life-saving skills.

Targets

- integration of disaster risk reduction into national development and strategic documents
- developing DRR projects to be co-financed by EU Structural and other funds
- strengthening the National Platform by emphasizing stronger involvement of local governments, the academic community and the private sector
- including disaster risk reduction in school curricula

Indicators

- adopted DRR strategy, strategic documents inline with the Strategy
- prepared and implemented EU financed projects
- drafted concrete measures and decisions through National Platform working groups and cooperation
- DRR part of formal or informal education

Means of verification

- reviewing the documents
- reviewing project implementation
- reviewing prevention and risk reduction strategies implementation on levels other than national
- questionnaires, DRR in schools projects implemented

Timeframe

From March 2015 to December 2018

Contact Person

Dr Jadran Perinić
Director General, National Protection and Rescue Directorate

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