Implementing the Making Cities Resilient campaign in the Republic of Korea - Yangcheon-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Type:
Training Course
Organizer:
UNISDR Office for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction at Incheon (UNISDR ONEA-GETI); Yangcheon-gu
Other organizer:
Ministry of the Interior and Safety (MOIS)
Date:
31 Oct 2016
Location:
Korea (Rep. of) (Yangcheon-gu, Seoul)

Aim

This workshop aims to build the capacity and understanding of Yangcheon-gu officials and local social welfare volunteers about disaster risk reduction, the Making Cities Resilient global campaign, its ‘Ten Essentials for Resilient Cities’, the sign-up process and best practices towards becoming a role model city. It further aims to capture good practice and enhance disaster risk sensitive planning in the city.

Topics Addressed

  • UNISDR and its roles and actions taken for disaster risk reduction

  • Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

  • Capacity development and disaster management

  • Making Cities Resilient (MCR) Campaign
    • Sign-up procedure

    • Role model cities

    • New Ten Essentials with case studies


Intended Outcomes

  • Improved understanding of disaster risk reduction, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, and the role of local authorities in its implementation

  • City officials’ understand the Making Cities Resilient (MCR) campaign sign-up process, the ‘Ten Essentials for Resilient Cities’ and best practices towards becoming a role model city

About the Making Cities Resilient (MCR) Campaign in the Republic of Korea

The Making Cities Resilient (MCR) campaign offers guidance, tools and a community of local authorities and other relevant stakeholders to help support implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, the UN Member States adopted global blueprint for reducing disaster risk and increasing resilience, at the local level.


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Keywords

Themes:
Capacity Development, Community-based DRR, Urban Risk & Planning, Disaster Risk Management
Countries:
Korea, Rep of
Regions:
Asia
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