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There is no translation available.Bruno Haghebaert discusses why disability inclusion should be at the heart of all disaster risk reduction (DRR) work. 
There is no translation available."Inclusion is possible, inclusion saves lives" says Carlos Kaiser from ONG Inclusiva, in a call to action after the recent earthquake in Chile.
There is no translation available.Some insights shared by GNDR member Nexo after their on-line campaign ”Disasters are NOT natural!” came to an end today.
There is no translation available."Through our multi-sectorial approach, we encourage collaborative projects involving civil society stakeholders and government representatives to ensure that national disaster reduction systems have an effective impact on our communities."
There is no translation available."I believe that I have a facilitator role within the community. Community is and should become the main actor of its own development."
There is no translation available.“To achieve results, you need to gain, build and maintain the trust of communities".
There is no translation available.“For tiny organisations like ours, networks are big gatherings, the big shoulders on which to find support on each other” says Gabriela Pignataro from Cultura Ambiental, about their reasons to be part of GNDR, but “I would like to inject more activity in the network” she says. Though the marked environmental calling of all Uruguayan GNDR members is not surprising, given the forward looking character of…
There is no translation available.Marcus Oxley, GNDR Executive Director reports on his attendance to the Swiss Confederation Humanitarian Aid Annual Conference held in Bern on Friday 27 March, under the topic "Understanding Risk – Reducing Disasters". Read on his participation as a panellist in the session called "After Sendai; from policy to action" where Marcus acknowledged the positive developments of the recently signed Sendai Framework, but also reminded those attending this…
There is no translation available."With several emergencies happening simultaneously, very little has been done to include people with disabilities". writes Carlos Kaiser, Executive Director of GNDr member Inclusiva. about the exclusion of persons with disabilities in the response to the ongoing emergency situation in Chile. Carlos calls for the Chilean government to have a reality check and recognise the current realities on the ground for persons with disabilities. And we must all…
There is no translation available.Maynard Nyirenda, Executive Director of GNDR member Sustainable Rural Growth and Development Initiative (SRGDI) comments on the Urban ARK International Conference  held in Lilongwe, Malawi, 1-3 February 2016. 
There is no translation available."...When we found out the lives of our fellow community members were taken by TC Winston, we had no clue what to be done, we felt like we were dead as well, as we have no hope, when everything we had is gone except our ability to breathe..." says a woman survivor of tropical cyclone Winston. Jiuta Korovulavula, a GNDR member from Fiji, has visited their…
There is no translation available.Architectonical barriers halve the chances of survival of people with disabilities and their assistants: some valuable lessons from a joint drill where ONG Inclusiva was tasked to observe and evaluate inclusion of people with disabilities in evacuation efforts.
There is no translation available.Carlos Kaiser, Executive Director of GNDR member ONG Inclusiva reflects on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 3rd December 2015. 
There is no translation available.Marcus Oxley, Chairman of the Global Network for Disaster Reduction, is just back in the London office after attending the first of a series of 'multi-stakeholder meetings organised by UN-ISDR and GNDR His team caught up with him to find out how it went:   What is a  'multi-stakeholder' consultation, and what was the purpose of it??   The UN-ISDR mostly uses surveys from national government…
There is no translation available.The GNDR has teamed up with Txteagle, a company that uses mobile technology for data collection.  The aim of the partnership is to gain a wider reach of surveys for Views from the Frontline (VFL).  This year, VFL will have 40,000 surveys from 48 countries by text only to complement the face-to-face surveys also being carried out. A journalist from MobileActive.org  spoke to Terry Gibson from…
There is no translation available.By K.N.A,  Fri, Mar 16, 2012 Raging fire burned several parts of Mt. Kenya National Park destroying thousands of acres of grassland.-The fire consumed Upper Burguret and some parts of Gathiuru forest, Narumoro river valley and along Nairobi riverine South Moorland at Sirmon area which is estimated 10,000 feet above the sea level.
There is no translation available.Marcus Oxley recently reported back from another UNISDR multi-stakeholder workshop, this time in Armenia.  The two-day workshop, held on the 2nd of March in Yerevan brought government and non-government people together for the first time to discuss local level monitoring of the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA). Armenia’s main threats are earthquakes, floods and rain-induced landslides.  The workshop participants had more experience in disaster preparedness and…
There is no translation available.By Judie Kaberia NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 1 – A blaze at Kimathi House in the centre of Nairobi destroyed at least two floors on Sunday night, as firefighters arrived ill-equipped to fight the blaze.The fire started shortly before 8pm and by 8.30pm, there was little effort made to contain it since fire engines that rushed to the scene, were not properly equipped to reach the 6th…
There is no translation available.   Nine people, including four family members, were injured when a gas cylinder exploded in a city estate at the weekend. Four houses were extensively damaged by the blast in Jericho Estate. Two others were slightly damaged. The owner of the cylinder, Mr Fredrick Mwangi, said he had just arrived home after visiting his daughter studying at Kabaa Girls High School when the incident occurred…
There is no translation available.With the support from Islamic Relief USA Islamic Relief, Bangladesh has initiated new project at Khulna and Satkhira (the most vulnerable districts to natural disaster among others). The title of the project is "Enhanching Resilience of climate affected communities in the South-Western Bangladehs". This project will be implemented over a period of two years. It will contribute to improve the quality of life, reduction in poverty…
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