Implementing the Making Cities Resilient campaign in the Republic of Korea 2017

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
UNISDR Office for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction at Incheon (UNISDR ONEA-GETI)
Other organizer:
Ministry of Public Safety and Security (MPSS)
Date:
15 Mar 2017
Location:
Korea (Rep. of) (Suyeong-gu, Busan Metropolitan City)
Language:
Korean
Date:
10 Apr 2017
Location:
Korea (Rep. of) (Gangwon-do Province)
Language:
English, Korean

Aim

This workshop aims to build the capacity and understanding of Korean local government officials 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.

2017 Training Events:

  • 15 March 2017 : Suyeong-gu District, Busan Metropolitan City

  • 10 April 2017 : Gangwon-do Province


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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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