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14 November 2017
13 November 2017: Students from 26 countries came together last week for a pioneering event to mark World Tsunami Awareness Day in Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture in Japan. The spirit of “Yui Maaru” which means mutual support and bonds between people in the Okinawan dialect, was at the heart of the High School Students Islands Summit for World Tsunami Aw…
… Day attracted 379 students from 48 countries to Japan, a country renowned for its disaster risk management and expertise on tsunami risk. The Summit brought together 244 … “At the workshops, they thought about what each of them could do for disaster risk reduction based on what they have learned. I would like them to become adults like …
… analyses the objectives and rationale of tracking public investments on disaster risk reduction (DRR). The document also looks into the methodologies adopted for … processes, schemes and programmes in each sector that can have a potential role for risk reduction; review of how such role is being performed at present; analysis of the … This document is an input paper of the 2015 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction. … This working paper analyses the objectives and rationale of tracking …