eC2:Disaster Risk Reduction Practice Research and Capacity Building Support to SADC

Deadline: 16-May-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) vn-communitybased-disasterrisk-780x439

The SADC Disaster Risk Reduction Strategic Plan lays out the following key activities: To strengthen governance, legal and institutional framework at all levels of DRR in the region. Facilitate the identification, assessment and monitoring of disaster risks and support the enhancement of early warning systems at all levels. Promote the usage and management of information and knowledge, innovation and education to build a culture of safety and resilience at all levels in the SADC region; Ensure that DRR becomes a national and local priority with a strong institutional basis for implementation; and The integration of preparedness and emergency response into national and regional DRR interventions.

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eC2: Strengthening Somali Capacity to Address Disaster Risk Management

Deadline:14-Sep-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The Ministry of Environment and Rural Development (MOERD) in Somaliland and the HurricaneIKE 2008BolivarPeninsula2-1Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism (MOEWT) in Puntland as well as the National Environment Research and Development (NERAD) Agency in Somaliland will be fully involved in the process of developing the strategy document. This is crucial as an explicit objective of the project activities is to give ownership of response to and mitigation of climate related disasters to Government institutions

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