GNDR has contributed to bringing community voices to high level discussions, and “everyday disasters” onto the global agenda. GNDR’s consistent focus on global advocacy has yielded clear results, and the network is now recognised as a key player in DRR.
VFL 2019 is currently being rolled out, and one of the first countries to start survey collection has been the National Coordination Organisation (NCO) Manadisaster Organization in Rwanda. We spoke with the country legal representative of Manadisaster, Jean de Dieu Musengamana, about his experience with the programme so far.
The Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction is less than two months away, and here at GNDR preparations for the event are well underway.
GNDR is currently in the process of organising National Coordination Meetings for their local members in a series of countries worldwide.
For Mave Bastias, GNDR Regional Development Coordinator for Latin America and the Caribbean, the experience of being a panel participant in the Action on Disaster Relief (ADR) Forum in San Jose, Costa Rica 5-7 February was a rewarding one - her intervention sparked lots of questions and positive feedback from the mostly private sector audience.
Executive Director of Africa on the Move (AFRiMOVE) Allan Musinguzi tells us about his ambitions for his organization and his expectations on being a GNDR member in this interview.
GNDR, as a part of a consortium of eight other organisations, has been given the mandate to co-create a pioneering new programme to help civil society better understand the concerns of the most marginalised in three key countries.
Proactivity and collaboration between local leaders and community members, particularly women, along with accountability and political and community buy-in: these were the factors identified by local leaders from across Asia as essential for effective community-based disaster risk management (CBDRM), when they met for a local leadership forum in Kathmandu, Nepal on 2 December.
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