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Drr global campaigns

  1. 1. European Commission - Humanitarian Aid & Civil Protection Department (DG ECHO) DIPECHO South Asia Disaster Risk Reduction Global campaigns DIPECHO Partners’ Meeting, 2010
  2. 2. Disaster Risk Reduction begins at School 2006-07 - Launched in June 2006 by the UN/ISDR Objectives: •Promote disaster reduction education in School curricula •To promote school safety by encouraging the application of construction standards than can withstand any kind of natural hazard.
  3. 3. Disaster Risk Reduction begins at School Country-specific. Insert here basic info on efforts done and issues raised in the speaking points to guide the discussion
  4. 4. Hospitals Safe from Disasters Reduce Risk, Protect Health Facilities, Save Lives 2008-2009 - Launched in January 2006 by UN/ISDR Objective of raising awareness and bring about change that will:  Protect the lives of patients and health workers by ensuring the structural resilience of health facilities;  Ensure health facilities and health services are able to function in the aftermath of emergencies and disasters, when they are most needed;  Improve the risk reduction capacity of health workers and institutions, including emergency management.
  5. 5. Hospitals Safe from Disasters Reduce Risk, Protect Health Facilities, Save Lives Country-specific. Insert here basic info on efforts done and issues raised in the speaking points to guide the discussion
  6. 6. One Million Safe Schools and Hospitals Campaign - Launched in Manila in April 2010 This initiative is also linked to the 2010 – 2011 World DRR Campaign “ Building Resilient Cities – My city is getting ready!” The initiative has the slogan “Make a Pledge, Save a Life” The Campaign is to encourage all relevant stakeholders, from individual to institutional level, to make a pledge for a school or hospital and make them safer now to survive disasters.
  7. 7. One Million Safe Schools and Hospitals Campaign Country-specific. Insert here what basic info on what efforts done and issues raised in the speaking points to guide the discussion
  8. 8. “Making Cities Resilient,” 2010-2011 - launched in March 2010 The overall goal of the campaign is to achieve resilient, sustainable urban communities, with a growing number of local governments that are taking actions to reduce the risks to disasters. A longer term objective following the campaign is to empower local governments with stronger national policies to invest in risk reduction at local level, as part of urban and regional development plans.
  9. 9. “Making Cities Resilient,” 2010-2011 Country-specific. Insert here what basic info on what efforts done and issues raised in the speaking points to guide the discussion
  10. 10. “Making Cities Resilient,” 2010-2011 Country-specific. Insert here what basic info on what efforts done and issues raised in the speaking points to guide the discussion

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