Progress review of national platforms for disaster risk reduction (DRR) in the Asia and Pacific region

This study aims to review the progress made and challenges faced in the process of establishing National Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Asia Pacific region, and draws conclusions and recommendations for future action.

The achievements, challenges and alternatives that emerge from the study point to the viability of National Platforms, either as new institutions or strengthened and transformed existing ones, and also help identify ways of promoting them and helping achieve Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) Priority 1 targets.
Date:
2009
Author(s):
Sharma, Anshu
Pages:
50 p.
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Keywords

Themes:
Capacity Development, Governance
Regions:
Asia
The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place in 2015 The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place in 2015.
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