Disaster Risk Reduction is a systematic approach to identifying, assessing and reducing the risks of disaster./5
(Oct. 11) Offices in the Prov. Govt of Bulacan (except Hospitals/Health Offices/Disaster Risk Reduction & Mngmt)
We encourage our Fellows to be part of a &contribute to disaster risk reduction awareness in their school communities!
October 13th is the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction. This year's theme centers on disasters and people with disability.
There is an online website with free access to disaster risk reduction materials Free, to be shared and open to all!
How can a community leverage and help their public schools with disaster risk reduction? Join the convo!
In the last decade, disasters affected an estimated 67 million children around the world each year.
Program is about to start in 5 minutes! Join us in celebrating the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction!
Area: Quezon province. •Possible FLOODING in low lying areas. •The public and the disaster risk reduction and...
Performed with TBTB tonight at the United Nations- they commissioned me 2 write 4 disaster risk reduction. So fun! Thanks DRR gang & TBTB!
International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction exhibit happening now at
For every US$9 spent responding to disasters, only $1 is spent on preventing & preparing for them. via
yes im attending today Strengthening Disaster Risk Reduction in ASEAN.
Why children must be involved in disaster risk reduction:
A group of deaf mimes demonstrate disaster risk reduction for people with disabilities at the
Celebration of the international disaster risk reduction day - Disability
Peru was highlighted as a leader in disaster risk reduction in the launch of a recent global report on the subject:
Attending an event on Disaster Risk Reduction. Focusing on disabled people and the cost of inaction
Peru's new ambassador to the giving remarks at a a reception for disaster risk reduction and disabilities.
In Ghana, World Disaster Risk Reduction Day to include presentation at School for the Deaf
Prevention is powerful: Lamia Akhter saved her family’s life when a cyclone struck in
Fascinating discussion on Disaster Risk Reduction. It can save lives like Mukta:
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The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) has set aside October 13th as International Day...
Postdoc opp: SNAP seeks postdoc to participate in project focusing on coastal disaster risk reduction.
PIA-3/PAMPANGA: Palayan bagged the Best CDRRMC (Independent and component city category) award of the Regional Gawad KALASAG for continually achieving excellence in mobilizing stakeholders to pursue commendable disaster risk reduction and management program.
PIA-3/PAMPANGA: OCD Deputy Executive Administrator Romeo Fajardo called on mayors in Central Luzon, specifically those within the Pampanga River Basin, to allot a portion of their Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Funds for convergence of calamity mitigation and prevention and preparedness efforts.
Text of the Prime Minister's speach at UN General Assembly Mr. President, Excellencies, Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen, I congratulate you on your election as the President of the United Nations General Assembly. It is a fitting recognition of your distinguished career. I also commend Mr. Vuk Jeremic, for his outstanding leadership of the General Assembly in the past one year. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has led the organization ably and wisely. We were glad to receive him in Pakistan in mid-August, as our honored guest on the anniversary of the Independence Day of Pakistan. Mr. President, I stand here today before this Assembly, soon after my country has seen a new dawn. I come before this house in all humility, as the elected Prime Minister of Pakistan, for the third time. I feel exonerated, as my supporters and I stood firm in our commitment to democracy in the long years of exile, exclusion and state oppression. I am happy to inform the distinguished delegates that we now have a stron ...
PR No. 195 PRESS RELEASE PRIME MINISTER CALLS FOR NEW GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP New York: September 26, 2013 In his statement to the High Level Event on reviewing the progress made in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif called for a renewed and strengthened global partnership that should be beyond official development assistance and based on market access, transfer of new technologies, climate finance and domestic resource mobilization. He called upon businesses, private foundations, international organizations, civil society and parliaments to step forward to form global partnerships to implement Sustainable Development agenda. Reviewing the status of MDGs in Pakistan, the Prime Minister stated that despite resource constraints his Government was committed to further reducing the incidence of poverty. He informed the General Assembly of his decision to significantly increase spending on education and health sectors. Referring to the recent eart ...
PIRMA PARA SA KALIGTASAN NG TAUMBAYAN... Baliwag Mayor Carol Dellosa about to sign the pledge for disaster risk reduction and management along with d other local chief executives in Region 3
Title : Program Manager Job in in North Horr, Marsabit County, Kenya Details: Vacancy: Food Security / Livelihood / DRR Program Manager Country and Base Assignment: Kenya – Based in North Horr, Marsabit County Duration: 1 year (with extension possibility) Start Date: 1st November 2013 Goal / Purpose: The FS / Livelihood / DRR Program Manager is a key person who will be responsible for managing the whole Food Security (FS), Livelihood and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) component of the DFID-funded “Improving the drought resilience of populations in Northern Kenya” project in North Horr. S/he manages his/her team to achieve the humanitarian objectives as defined per the proposal and according to Solidarites International principles. Org Chart Position (reporting and functional relationships) Line manager: Field Coordinator Line report: 1 Program Manager assistant and 5 Supervisors Technical links: Food Security and Livelihoods Coordinator Kenya/Somalia Responsibilities Note: this list gives the framewo ...
Day 2. National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management, After the recap of Day 1 facilitated by Red Batoria Executive Director of Center for Community Journalism Development, Ms. Gaynor Tanyang, Regional Interim Asean Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response Partnership Group Programme Manager spoke on "Sharing of regional work on the ASEAN Committee on Disaster Management-CSO Partnership Framework". Then henceforth til mid-afternoon, Summit participants undertook lengthy discussions on "Forming the National DRRM and CSO Constituency. There were four groups that reported in the plenary : 1. Academe; 2. Foundations, NGOs, Professional Organizations; 3. Faith-based Organizations; 4. Peoples' Organizations and Community-based Organizations (Ka Noli joined this group). Lou de la Cruz, Executive Director of the Center for Disaster Preparedness provided the "Synthesis of the Summit" while Atty. Jaime Hofilena, Vice President for Social Development, Ateneo School of Government delivered "Words of ...
At press conference on launch of IRUK's DRR Disaster Risk Reduction initiative and advocacy programme
Sustainable Development is generally recognized as the optimum way to harmonize humankind's interactions with and dependence on our environment to the ultimate benefit of both. Hence, disaster risk reduction and environmental protection are two essential components of Sustainable Development. Nice weekend friends.
PIA-CAR/IFUGAO: The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Operation Center (PDMOC) reported that two early warning devices that include a water level monitoring system (WLMS) and an automatic rain gauge (ARG) were installed at the Ibulao Bridge in Lagawe town by the DOST in coordination with the Provincial Government Unit (PLGU)-Ifugao. The PDRRMOC explained that the installation of said devices is a sub-component of the DOST's project on Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards (NOAH) to enhance forecasting of additional rain and river monitoring in the country. These will also help local authorities in Ifugao to warn riverside communities of possible flooding if the water level reaches the critical limit.
WEATHER BULLETIN NUMBER THREE Tropical Cyclone Alert: Tropical Depression Issued at 11:00 AM, 27 September 2013 (Valid for broadcast until the next bulletin to be issued at 11 PM today) TROPICAL DEPRESSION “PAOLO” HAS SLIGHTLY ACCELERATED IN A WEST NORTHWEST DIRECTION. Location of eye/center: At 10:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Depression “PAOLO” was estimated based on all available data at 290 km West of Iba, Zambales (16.0°N, 117.0°E). Strength: Maximum winds of 55 kph near the center. Movement: Forecast to move West Northwest at 7 kph. Forecast Positions: Tropical Depression “PAOLO” is expected to be at 445 km West of Iba, Zambales by tomorrow morning. By Sunday morning, it is expected to be out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) or at 610 km West of Iba, Zambales. • Estimated rainfall amount is from 5 - 7.5 mm per hour (moderate-occasionally heavy) within the 300 km diameter of the Tropical Depression. • Tropical Depression “PAOLO” will continue to enhance the S ...
Gov.Salceda's huge take away on Disaster Risk Reduction? Information! And the power of social media.…
Albay Gov Joey Salceda: Disaster risk reduction is all about people.
Disaster risk reduction is all about people - Gov Joey Salceda
What do farmers,fisherfolks,& miners have to say about "disaster risk reduction"? /Are we just the ones having a conversation here?
financing excellent new ODI overview - few sources, inadequate, inequitable, and largely misses out drought
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2 women at the forefront of PH actions for Clare change adaptation and disaster risk reduction.
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Disaster risk reduction gets only 0.4 percent of aid - report .
NowSpeaking: on "The Power of Many" to help in Disaster Risk Reduction
Today's event signals a long-term approach to climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction in PH.
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POLITICAL AND SOCIO-CULTURAL IMPACT ON DISASTER OPERATIONS During disaster operations or response, how people react to emergency is often overlooked. Peoples respond to stress can be influenced by many things - disability, education, financial resources, communication, belief, migration to name a few. Individuals with different cultures may deal with stress in different ways. Cebu City residents is also very diversified in its culture. These cultures are that has been transmitted from generation to generation. Variations and adaptations within every culture change radically through time. In responding to a negative scenario, like disaster, we fell the connection to the people affected. As one of those who respond to the situation, I want to let them feel that they reassured and be comforted, but how they can understand, how we feel, and how we operate in a certain way is but challenging. We have to maintain appropriate behavior and understand individual cultures. Sometimes I am adamant to believe that pol ...
PRESS RELEASE The Urban Resource Center official opening and the Provisional Myanmar National Building Code handed-over to Ministry of Construction 6 September 2013, Yangon – Urban Resource Center was officially opened by H.E. Dr. Win Myint, Union Deputy-Minister of Construction in the premises of Department of Human Settlements and Housing Development, Ministry of Construction in Yangon. The Urban Research and Development Institute (URDI) was officially inaugurated in January 2012 as a result of a Memorandum of Understanding signed by the Ministry of Construction and UN-Habitat in September 2011. URDI functions as a think tank in areas of urbanization, urban development, housing and disaster risk reduction providing policy advice, capacity development and urban research. In an event held at URDI on 6 September, 2013 a copy of the Provisional National Building Code for Myanmar was handed over to the Deputy Minister for Construction Dr Win Myint, while the Urban Resource Center under URDI was jointly ina ...
(Approved Resolutions/Ordinances of the 16th Municipal Council of Uson, Masbate, Philippines) RESOLUTION NO. 2013-023 Series of 2013 RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE SCHOOLS DIVISION SUPERINTENDENT, DIVISION OF MASBATE, MASBATE CITY TO ALLOW THE LOCAL DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT COUNCIL OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF USON, PROVINCE OF MASBATE THE USE OF CLASSROOMS AND OTHER SCHOOL FACILITIES IN THE M,UNICIPALITY AS EVACUATION CENTERS OF VICTIMS OF CALAMITIES, FLOODS, AND OTHER FORCE MAJEURE DUE TO CLIMATE CHANGE IN RELATION TO THE PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT 10121 Authored by Hon. Marijean Mondares-Lim WHEREAS, the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the State shall be respected at all times; WHEREAS, the Philippines has been committed to mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) into the education sector and pursue implementation of programs and projects related to DRR; WHEREAS, as provided for in RA 10121, the Department of Education is mandated as the agency responsible for providing evacuation cente ...
PIA-10/ MISAMIS OCCIDENTAL: The disaster response of the Ozamiz City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management...
UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) 2013 Survey on Living with Disabilities and Disasters
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CDB launches webpage for community risk reduction trust fund .
NAC signs 3 year contract with Norad for a Disaster Risk Reduction program in Badakhshan, one of Afghanistan's most dis…
MPM Climate Change and Environmental students, read about Makati's initiatives on DRR.
The Philippines's Public Act 121 paves the way for disaster risk reduction and resilience in the country
E-learning tool assists stakeholders of connect risk reduction & in prog's.
"We need to work together for a more sustained resilience and effective leadership in the disaster risk reduction management" - Climaco
ZCDRRMP provides a framework that is integral for policy direction on social protection, disaster risk reduction,climate change adaptation
Mayor Beng Climaco shared about the recently approved ZC Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Plan during the opening of the 3-day Summit
Local Chief Executives from all over Region 9 are in the City for a 3-day Disaster Risk Reduction Management Summit for LGUs
Good to see survey for 2013 which will focus on inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction
Step Up for Disaster Risk Reduction and People with Disabilities on 13 Oct!
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from an ideal 36 employees to 26 to 27 and now 7 staff members for a Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Office???
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Our work in over the last 3 years has focused on Disaster Risk Reduction activities
Regional summit on disaster risk reduction and mgt. set for LGU execs
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This week: workshop w ladakhi officials on ways to integrate climate change adaptation n disaster risk reduction in the district
To be resilient to disasters, cities must be engaged, aware, proactive & prepared - Jo Scheuer:
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Diaster Strikes, Now What? Disaster Risk Reduction is getting global attention - for a reason!
In Bangladesh, More Shelter From the Storms Lessons on importance of disaster risk reduction.
Disaster Risk Reduction takes a village & a village turned out when we delivered our first abseil funded rescue boat!
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An Open Letter to God: God Almighty! Please Save Us from Nuclear Disaster!! Dear God Almighty: We bow to You in prayer and meditation! This is a frantic, desperate and despondent cry to save us, the people of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, from an impending nuclear disaster at the Koodankulam nuclear power project (KKNPP). We feel so sad and sorry when we see our brothers and sisters suffer so much in Uttarakhand due to the Nature’s fury and our governments’ sheer lack of efficiency. We get so sacred and are deeply worried how our government leaders, politicians, bureaucrats and others would help us in the wake of a nuclear disaster at Koodankulam or elsewhere. Our Honorable Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, addressed the first session of National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Delhi on May 13, 2013 on the theme of “making risk reduction an intrinsic part of our development processes” and made the following confession: “I believe that while we have made encouraging progress in recent years in ...
Loren for Senate is a wise choice. Lawmaker for the Clean Water Act,Clean Air Act,Climate Change Commission,Disaster Risk Reduction & more!
The Indonesia Symposium on Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience will bring together leaders from academics, government, commerce, and non-profit organizations. Events will include a pre-Symposium workshop, cultural and disaster field site tours, and engagement opportunities with the following goal...
Press Release, June 6, 2013 PMA TO SUPPORT MMDA'S OPLAN METRO YAKAL The Philippine Medical Association (PMA) and the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will closely work together as partners in the implementation of a continuing disaster and emergency preparedness program for Metro Manila. PMA President Dr Leo Olarte revealed, after a close door meeting Tuesday with MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino, that the PMA will mobilized all its members in the NCR and Luzon to immediately volunteer and support MMDA’s OPLAN METRO YAKAL for Metro Manila. “ We have learned from Chairman Tolentino some disturbing facts about dreadful scenarios that can happen to us all in the metropolis in case a powerful earthquake strikes Metro Manila and because of this we are bent in doing concrete measures to help minimize enormous human casualties resulting from such a calamity,” Olarte said. Earlier, in the regional launch of the 2013 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction in Bangkok, Andrew Maskrey, lea ...
MEDIA RELEASE Norwegian Red Cross supports NOK 7.1M to improve capacity projects across Myanmar Donations from Norwegian Red Cross to strengthen the capacity of Myanmar Red Cross in the next two years YANGON, 5 June 2013 – The Norwegian Red Cross today signed a wide-ranging memorandum of cooperation with Myanmar Red Cross Society for 4 projects expected to benefit thousands in Myanmar over the next two years. Valued at NOK 7.1 million (Approximately equals to USD 1.21), these projects include enhancing community based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRR) and Urban based Disaster Risk Reduction (UBDRR) activities; strengthening the capacity to deliver quick and efficient services during times of emergency; respond to disasters related to water and sanitation needs at State and Regional level; and improve maternal, new-born, child health, water, hygiene and sanitation solutions. At the signing ceremony in the Myanmar Red Cross Society office, Prof. Dr Tha Hla Shwe, President of Myanmar Red Cross Society (MRCS) ...
IGSSS - NGO in India established in 1960. This Non Profit Organization is working across four core areas in 21 states of India on Sustainable Livelihood, Youth Development, Disaster Risk Reduction and Urban Poverty. In all the above four core areas Gender and building leadership at the community lev...
FAO trains farmers on DRR, climate change:: The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) recently held a two-day capacity building for farmers on Disaster Risk Reduction and adaptation to climate change at Somita Mixed Farming Centre in Foni, West Coast Region.
Our thoughts are with those who've lost loved ones and homes due to the tornado in Oklahoma. The Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Geneva this week makes the impact of the tornado on people's lives all the more pertinent. Please 'Like' and 'Share' our graphic on children's top priorities during disasters.
On May 23rd 2013, we will be joining the Mexican Government in Geneva for the United Nations Disaster Risk Reduction conference to host an event to outline what is needed to help safeguard the hundreds of thousands of animals and the millions of people who are affected each year by disasters. We are the first animal welfare organisation to host an event at the UN and to bring the disaster planning to life with the help of the Aldama authority in Chihuahua State of Mexico. The pressing issues that will be discussed include: • One billion of the worlds’ poorest people rely on livestock and other animals for food, transport and their livelihoods • Identifying where animals and their communities need support implementing the solutions with great success Mike Baker, Chief Executive of WSPA and one of the speakers at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction said: “When major disasters strike, the survival of people and the recovery of whole communities are inextricably linked t ...
UNESCO Youth Forum Looking Beyond Disaster LOOKING FOR YOUTH PARTICIPATION Accommodation and meals will be covered during the workshop for the youth who have submitted the draft of good action plans related to one of the workshop themes : Looking Beyond Disaster, sub-theses; Disaster Risk Reduction in the Context of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD); Community Rebuilding; and Health Care Emergency Response. The forum will be held from 7 – 11 October 2013 at Mercure Hotel, Padang, Indonesia. There is no registration fee. For any further information, email: rushsap.bgk
How do we generate innovative ideas to attract young people to promote&strengthen Disaster Risk Reduction& Climate Change Adaptation
Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) is the conceptual framework of elements considered with the possibilities to minimize vulnerabilities and disaster risks throughout a society, to avoid (prevention) or to limit (mitigation and preparedness) the adverse impacts of hazards, within the broad context of sus...
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learns from the loss of an estimated 146,000 lives from Cyclone Nargis.
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Freely available: New articles in press for International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction!
Covering disasters from a disaster risk reduction perspective in Myanmar
"Disaster risk reduction is central to
MT Did you know about 90% of natural disasters are water or climate related?
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is looking for specialists to join the Civilian Corps, in gender equality & disaster risk reduction. Info:
Disaster risk reduction training should be fun, right? Building capacities through drama and joy
Less than a month to go.. Have you visited the blog for Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction?
We want a scientist who can unite Risk and Disaster Reduction with Global Health. All disciplines considered.
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Q&A: helpful for gv'ts to have risk factor data gathered to rationalize need for disaster risk reduction policy
Q&A in fragile states how to influence disaster risk reduction policy when small coastal countries can't wait
3: enabling environment for rationalizing effectiveness of disaster risk reduction needed: says Mucache
Eunice Mucache focuses on disaster risk reduction
We work in over 112 countries to on disaster risk reduction esp. with Vulnerable population like
Great to see the disaster risk reduction work of today in villages and schools - communities better prepared.
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Today, 1pm Inputs for debate as experts discuss disaster risk reduction with
.releases Synthesis Report on Consultations on the Framework on Disaster Risk Reduction
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change solution: How the IFRC uses innovative partnerships for disaster risk reduction.
Synthesis report - consultations on framework on risk reduction - key issues 4
yes so depoliticize Bangladesh further for good governance and disaster risk reduction!
Parallel session 3-Disaster risk reduction of CBA7 in Dhaka
Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, 20-24 May 2013, Geneva Are you attending? make sure you have registered:
“To prevent runaway damage from natural disasters, we must work for better disaster-risk reduction and preparedness.”
Disaster risk reduction is neither TV-friendly nor full of adrenalin. But it saves six dollars for ever one spent.
EALA: Bills: read for the 1sttime: EAC Holidays Bill 2013 & Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Bill 2013. Debates to be held next Assembly
Book on disaster risk reduction launched: ...
Book on disaster risk reduction launched
The economics of investing in disaster risk reduction:
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National and local capacity building for disaster risk reduction - pre-call for new empirical research
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The problem with superheroes fighting monsters: not disaster risk reduction-conscious.
structure of MDTF useful for crosscutting disaster response/risk reduction says Dep. Min. Hadi:
During recovery,we integrated disaster risk reduction to build back better says Deputy Minister Hadi:
Space: the final frontier of disaster risk reduction - UNISDR via
NonProfit News: Synthesis report on consultations on the post-2015 framework on disaster risk reduction (HFA2)
Challenging disparities in capacity development for disaster risk reduction
The double bind of poverty and community disaster risk reduction: A case study from the...
Great new research on regional orgs and disaster management from of
Today: training to Concern Niger staff in Disaster Risk Reduction. Key message: the importance of systematically doing risk analysis
how effective are regional orgs in Brookings explores. Impressed by CARICOM!
Today is the 2nd anniversary of the Disaster Risk Reduction for Health Discussion Group!
Panelist for event on Disaster Risk Reduction and Conflict Prevention
Live: Webcast now of Disaster Risk Reduction and Conflict Prevention event with CNA's Sherri Goodman
Regional orgs play an increasingly important role in disaster risk reduction & management but how effective r they?
It's all about Disaster Risk Reduction and Conflict Prevention today .. Join for this important event
Sam has been working on a number of country hazard profiles, and learning lots about disaster risk reduction
VOICE first paper of its series on Disaster Risk Reduction as lead up to RT
RTWe're talking disaster risk reduction and conflict prevention w/ &others today at1pm.Join us!
We're talking disaster risk reduction and conflict prevention with and others today at 1pm. Join us!
Today at 1:45 PM, CNA's Sherri Goodman to speak panel on Disaster Risk Reduction and Conflict Prevention
New TED video: IUCN expert speaks about disaster risk reduction...including the role of forests and trees
Asian children want greater involvement in disaster risk reduction – Alert Net –
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Disaster risk reduction observed from the humanity and historical perspective ? Why not ?
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"coastal resilience" nexus between adaptation and disaster risk reduction in OR. S. Adams
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u know,disaster risk management,Malaysia is really good in emergency-response during disaster, but disaster reduction seem left ignored.
NEMA holds stakeholder’s forum on disaster risk reduction in Calabar: A stakeholders’ Cons...
UNOSAT and UNICEF involve young students in collaborative mapping for Disaster Risk Reduction
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Of course. Their actions today reflect what they would do in the future regarding disaster and risk reduction management.
By the way, we also have here today He's the head of the Cebu Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council.
Of course. Candidates should understand of how their city's disaster risk reduction systems work for the benefit of ppl. :)
now looking for civilian specialists in gender, disaster risk reduction to join the ACC register. More info:
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Reducing the risk of disaster + making money: how farmers in Nepal and East Timor fight climate change
5. Primary author of differen legislations such as municipal disaster risk reduction and management ordinances.
Visit Women and Girls on the Map to learn about the range of disaster risk reduction (DRR) work of women and girls.
seeking partners for urban disaster risk reduction in Latin America/Caribbean. Visit for more info.
the Children exhibition not only created awareness on disaster risk reduction but encouraged children& communities to participate in it
at arranged a Disaster Risk Reduction exhibition.
Happy New Month to all of us! In the month of April, let us factor Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) into our activities!
How do we motivate local gov. to invest in disaster risk reduction and resilience? Join the dialogue!
RTWatch: on the importance of prioritising disaster risk reduction:
Risk is inclusive: Young Armenians portray disaster risk reduction through film - UNICEF (press release)
1st Arab Conference on disaster risk reduction opens in on 19.3 under patronage of HRH Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan
200 participants from Arab States meet in to address disaster risk reduction Arab Conference for DRR 19-21 March
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What Disaster Risk Reduction do provide ? Radhika Murti asks at
Here is an idea: Disaster-Risk-Reduction! What measures are taken in leisure operators? Medical facilities & emergency exits?
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Next we have Radhika Murti! She is here to educate us on disaster risk reduction (DRR)
Disaster Risk Reduction is so important! 2012 numbers just released, economic losses set new record
A new framework for disaster reduction
Ready to start day 3 at Spending my day in the Disaster Risk Reduction workshop in A601.
Stakeholders reinforce call for concerted efforts to disaster risk reduction:: Stakeholders in the Central River...
Supporting disaster risk reduction meeting: provides free resources
Today we launched two books on National curriculum on Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction.
How are local govs doing at disaster risk reduction? Just over 20 reports now available
Why is so difficult to understand this disaster risk reduction term. Oh come on tomorow i have progres to present. Its 1am now for godsake.
.ProParque uses methodological tools in disaster risk reduction baseline study in w/ 184 communities
the Jogja Declaration is based on Yogyakarta Asian Ministerial conference on disaster risk reduction on Oct 2012.
Panel discussions on how to include goals on disaster risk reduction in new global goals
Disaster risk reduction in Japan share by Mr.Atsushi Karimata; Senior coordinator of global Issues cooperation div in Japan.
I need to connect you with UNDP's disaster risk reduction and knowledge innovation teams.
The groups are discussing disaster reduction & risk management, and the social and economic aspects of conflict and fragility
Nigerian media and community radio spreads disaster risk reduction message with support
UN Agrees on Plan of Action on Disaster Risk Reduction for Resilience
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Mainstreaming disaster risk reduction and resilience into the post-2015 agenda via
Evidence Aid survey on the use of systematic reviews related to disaster risk reduction, planning & response.
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Must read blog entry about Disaster Risk Reduction.
Space and disaster risk reduction: Planning for resilient human settlements - UNISDR via
TODAY: NDPTC in Rincon, Puerto Rico for Coastal Flood Risk Reduction training, and tomorrow, Social Media for Disaster Response and Recovery
Two years after the earthquake in Japan, EU reminds that Disaster Risk Reduction can be developed in any country.
NonProfit News: Training curriculum on women leadership in disaster risk reduction
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"People's participation in action is required for disaster risk reduction" based on retired Town planner from D'shala local forum
United Nations Youth and Student Association of Nepal-UNYSAN and its MESSENGERS OF DRR are extremely glad for the effort shown by U.S. Embassy Kathmandu, Nepal and USAID Nepal for Disaster Risk Reduction. Embassy of United States of America to Nepal and UNYSAN had started in late May 2012 on awareness and youth leadership program on Reduction of Disaster Risk. Currently, on an initiative of UNYSAN more than 100+ people are Messengers of DRR working locally from their workplace to aware people about the Disaster Risk Reduction. Thank you all for your generous support and we always look forward to work collaboratively locally, nationally and internationally on various programs and projects relating to the youth as well as prosperity to the nation.
NADMO official advocates disaster risk reduction in communities
Municipal weather forecasts in hope to boost disaster risk reduction
Guess shift from reaction to preparedness IS key E.g. Disaster Risk Reduction in Mozambique
"Water is the peoples biggest need in Grand Gosier" - Disaster Risk Reduction Coord.
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Good practice examples on disaster risk reduction in of the Horn of Africa via ReliefWeb:
What resilience means in practice in the drylands of the Horn of Africa - REGLAP edition 3
We are working with UNICEF to help better include disaster risk reduction in the curricula of Nepal's schools.
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Local Governments and Cities feedback on the Post 2015 Disaster Risk Reduction
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President Yudhoyono kicks off Post-2015 consultation on disaster risk reduction -
Local Govs and cities are at forefront of disaster risk reduction. Share ur views on DRR framework
Is your city resilient?Help shape the future by taking this disaster risk reduction survey
National Disaster Management Commission in its meeting in Islamabad today approved the National Disaster Risk Reduction policy
Mainstreaming disaster risk reduction and resilience into the agenda via
Mainstreaming risk reduction and into the agenda
.Look forward to learning more: & to help better incl. in Nepal's school curriculum
Reading opinion piece by Yuliana Bahar on mainstreaming DRR and resilience into the agenda
Newsdesk.asia wrote: This is part of the press statement on the visit of US Ambassador to the Philippines Harry K. Thomas to typhoon Pablo ravaged Cateel town in Davao Oriental this morning: Prior to today's US$6 million Disaster Risk Reduction donation, the U.S. has provided a total of PhP 508.4 (US$12.4 million) in disaster response assistance for communities most affected by Typhoon Pablo.
FemLINKPACIFIC Press Release: World Radio Day puts the focus on empowerment and capacity building for Pacific Community Radio Network 13 February 2013 Suva, Fiji Islands It is World Radio Day and in the Pacific Island region a two day Community Radio Interactive Learning Workshop jointly organised by the World Association of Community Radio Broadcaster (AMARC Asia Pacific), FemLINKPACIFIC and the Fiji National University in conjunction with PACMAS, IWDA, UNESCO and NZAID is getting underway at the Fiji National University which will address the vital role of community radio in Disaster Risk Reduction and Mitigation. During the inaugural Pacific Islands Community Radio Roundtable (convened on February 11 and 12) community radio was affirmed as a platform which can respond to the need of relaying information correctly, effectively and in a timely manner: “This workshop through a focus on creative production aims to do that and much more,” said Ashish Sen the President of AMARC Asia-Pacific in his welc . ...
Workshop - Strengthening Capacity of Disaster Risk Reduction and First Aid for local NGOs Partners in South East Asia. Day 2 :)
We're organizing a photo exhibition on the disaster risk reduction framework in Geneva next week
[MB News] Ramos Stays as NDRRMC Chief – Palace | The resignation of National Disaster Risk Reduction and Managemen...
joke in Syria’s refugees: Drowning in the also needs Disaster Risk Reduction now?
An disaster risk reduction project was put to the test in when hit last December
Working with community: good practices community based disaster risk reduction
Towards a new post-2015 framework for Disaster Risk Reduction Building Resilience of Nations & Communities
Learn standard terminology for the disaster risk reduction & emergency management communities:
and AUC to host Fourth Africa Regional Platform for in Tanzania, February 13-15, 2013.
Why are some Americans working abroad and ditching their citizenships? Tina Turner says she’s turning Swiss because she’s lived in Switzerland for years now. But there are tax benefits for giving up an American passport:
What is Disaster Risk Reduction?Check this great 1mn Sign Language video EN sub
Saving lives: Disaster risk reduction at work
Why does disaster risk reduction get so little attention? + reducing inequality
UN: PH has good laws, weak will vs. disasters: The Philippines has good laws on disaster risk reduction but weak...
US sponsors disaster risk reduction in the south: Lao Voices People in 71…
US sponsors disaster risk reduction in the south
My latest blog introduces disaster risk reduction ahead of EDV's work in the Philippines:
Indonesia and Australia work closely in disaster risk reduction and managing disaster responses. GM
Disaster Risk Reduction is starting now in the Conference Area
The value of recovery more than just risk reduction
disaster risk reduction work; plinth raising. Poverty solutions you can believe in
Drought and Disaster Risk Reduction, a big focus for in early Feb
National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council head Benito Ramos, who t…
Ramos still NDRRMC head pending PNoy approval of resignation — Gazmin : National Disaster Risk Reduction and Man...
Reading about the South Korea rocket launch. The National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council is on R...
One of the 3 rescue and disaster risk reduction rainings in LGU President Roxas
Flying to Legazpi today for my Community disaster risk reduction class. Also excited to see my uncle and aunt :)
Africa Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Feb will discuss
Post-Hyogo Framework: what's next for disaster risk reduction? proposal
How does foreign aid measure up in the fight for disaster risk reduction? Red Cross official is skeptical.
Employment Opportunity; Position: Project Officer- Humanitarian Advocacy & Campaigns Location: Lusaka, Zambia Contract type: Fixed term, renewable Eligibility: Zambian National Grade & Salary: D2, ZMK95,712.65 to 147,250.22 Statutory deductions: Pay As You Earn & NAPSA Work hours per week: 36.25 Reports to: Humanitarian Programme Coordinator Staff reporting to role: None Job Purpose: To facilitate and support the highest quality, effective and impactful implementation of the Oxfam GB programme providing evidence based programming links to advocacy and campaign work, that specifically supports and achieves Oxfam's Strategic Change Objective on "Right in Crisis", mainly in the Disaster Risk Reduction, climate change and environmental management and contributes to the wider achievement of the objectives of the Oxfam GB Zambia national change strategy. Benefits: 100% medical cover for staff, registered spouse and biological/legally adopted children up to the age of 18 years; 2 leave days per month; and gratu ...
in Iceland. Voluntarism vital for preparedness in disaster risk reduction
On better terms: a glance at key climate change and disaster risk reduction concepts --publication
when do you form national disaster risk reduction authority in Nepal? WO local risk reduction sustainability is not possible
Issues of climate change, disaster risk reduction and gender equality are mainstreamed in all UN interventions in NTT.
Nepal: Interview feature: Disaster risk reduction in Nepal
Disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation are related but they are not the same. --JBercilla
DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT FRONTLINERS Barangay officials and representatives are reminded of...
Til now, there is no city ordinance formally creating Manila's Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Office
Join the conversation towards a post-2015 framework for Disaster Risk Reduction:
Medair helps people who are suffering in remote and devastated communities around the world survive crisis, recover with dignity, and develop skills to build a better future.
Disaster risk reduction (DRR) managers of various local government units (LGUs) covered by the Southern Mindanao...
video on disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation developed by Macedonian Red Cross
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