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Chile complies with seven of the nine criteria of climate change vulnerability according to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Consequently, Chile has a National Policy for Disaster Risk Management and a National Strategic Plan that was developed by the National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, an entity formed in Chile sinc…
… 1 and 2 of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.     This report aims to highlight the gaps that should be addressed when sub-national or local … where there are sub-national or local governments as partners. Specifically, the report evaluates challenges for institutionalization and sustainability of the DRM … strategies, along different administrations, at local and sub-national levels. The report concludes that mainstreaming DRM at the sector and territorial levels requires …
… sector in disaster risk reduction, in particular with regards to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the recovery process.     … November 2020 Disaster Risk … Private Sector: The role of the telecommunications sector in the context of COVID-19 2 Research Team: • Dr. Keith Nurse, Principal, Sir Arthur Lewis Community … Private Sector: The role of the telecommunications sector in the context of COVID-19 3 DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND THE CARIBBEAN PRIVATE SECTOR: THE ROLE OF THE …
… Good practices and lessons learned, a publication of the “Global network of NGOs” for disaster risk reduction. This publication is a joint effort of the Global Network of NGOs for Disaster Risk Reduction, an emerging …
This publication aims to shed some light on women’s capabilities to take leading roles in building disaster resilience. It features women as drivers of change in different socio-economic contexts, and under various gender conditions. While the examples portrayed in the publication present a broad range of approaches to women-led disaster risk reduction…
… held workshops with multiple stakeholders to complete the United Nations City Disaster Resilience Scorecard. The workshops were notable in identifying both … agencies. These gaps, if left unaddressed, could easily have led to a compromised disaster response, or to development and other activity that would have weakened … of a series produced by members of ARISE, the UNISDR Private Sector Alliance for Disaster Resilient Societies. … Stamford (USA), Puerto Montt (Chile) and Luanda …
This issue includes:Editorial - Voices & Ideas: - Chosica: Prevention Bears Fruit - Crisis or Mitigation?: The role of relationships between institutions and communities in disaster recovery assistance - Contingency plans for coping with disasters: A need that cannot be postponed - Agents of Change: The Role of Children and Youth in Disaster - The…
… shows how building the capacity of local institutions is key to sustaining disaster risk reduction, and demonstrates the immediate impact of local and national political … local governments - Canada: The Ontario Provincial Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment - El Salvador: Strengthening connections between communities and local …
This is the 2nd edition of the Disaster Risk Management Program for Priority Countries, originally published by GFDRR in 2009. It now includes the country programmes missing in the first edition (Burkina Faso, Malawi, Mali, Senegal, and Philippines, as well as an update of the DRM Country Program for Haiti (to take into account the impact of the January…
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… This book was published for launch at the third Session of Global Platform for Disaster Reduction (GPDR) and it is the latest in a series of volumes addressing … Finally, it contributes to the comprehensive range of literature on disaster risk reduction. … This book was published for launch at the third Session of Global …