This risk profile is currently being updated with new data from the 2013 Global Risk Update.
National Platform, Hyogo Framework for Action
National Protection and Rescue Directorate (NPRD)
Contact: General Director
Phone: +385 136 500 82/5 +385 914 411 111 / +385 111 210 13
Croatia National Protection and Rescue Directorate
Affiliated to Ministry of Interior
(Hrvatska platforma za smanjenje rizika od katastrofa)
Date of Creation: November 2009 Website: http://www.duzs.hr/; www.platforma.hr
Founded in 2009, as multi-sector, interdisciplinary in practice, advisory body to the Government of the Republic of Croatia, held conferences every year and was redesigned during 2016 into a more pro-active body on two levels.
The Platform Committee is a body established by the Government to coordinate all activities of the Croatian Platform. The administrator of the Platform is the National Protection and Rescue Directorate The Structure and members of the Committee and the Main Working Group:
The budget is envisaged in the budget of the National Protection and Rescue Directorate.
Platform is an umbrella body leading to major risks reduction through continuous risk prioritisation in order to achieve: smart investments, sectorial active involvement, prevent recourse squandering (knowledge, data, money, etc.), create an active network of educated and fully involved individuals and Vertical and horizontal cooperation
At the proposal of the National Protection and Rescue Directorate, in March 2009 the Government of the Republic of Croatia has brought forth a decision on holding a conference on Croatian Platform for disaster risk reduction which is to take place every year under the chairmanship of the Croatian Government’s representatives. The Decision founded the Croatian Platform Committee under the chairmanship of the Croatian vice prime minister including members from all ministries and other state administration bodies and calling upon representatives of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, large economic entities, public companies non-governmental organizations that deal with protection and rescue, especially Croatian Red