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… 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 network of national and international NGOs aiming to reduce disaster risk worldwide. The idea of publishing a compilation of good practices in …
This publication provides 35 good practices and lessons learned as concrete examples of how to make children safer in their classrooms and educate them about disasters.
… This collection of good practices shows how building the capacity of local institutions is key to sustaining disaster risk reduction, and demonstrates the immediate impact of local and national … An integrated Flood Early Warning System (FEWS) for Jakarta - Indonesia: The joint management of Merapi Volcano - Japan: Watch and learn: Children and communities …
This monthly newsletter aims to highlight UNISDR activities around the world. This issue reports on: (i) the new global risk model planned by UNISDR and partners; (ii) Myanmar commitment to the Hyogo Framework for Action; (iii) Turkish quake highlighting building safety; (iv) floods and vulnerability in El Salvador; (v) children, workers hit by Asian fl…
This monthly newsletter highlights UNISDR activities around the world. This issue reports on: (i) the progresses on the "Making Cities Resilient" Campaign and the release of the Handbook for local government leaders: how to make cities more resilient; (ii) using GIS for disaster risk reduction (DRR); (iii) a new Massachusetts Institute of Technology and…
The policy brief informs local policymakers about the current trends and activities … and information local governments have self-reported to the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR). The brief highlights the Ten Essentials for Making Cities …
… seeks to highlight initiatives that have successfully linked poverty reduction and disaster risk reduction in various parts of the world. It features several projects …
… 'live lessons' learned - told through first-person stories - that contribute to disaster preparedness, mitigation, and a recovery that builds back better. It asserts … the future. If we can ‘Build Back Better,’ a resilient recovery leaves a community and  region  with  improved  infrastructure,  … volunteers joined in (Murata, 2010). In 1997 when a bank donated a building, the  …