Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Grassroots Community Resilience movement tracking progress of Hyogo Framework for Action

An exciting blog site to watch out for is http://www.globalnetwork-drr.blogspot.com/ Check it out to see latest updates from the Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for DRR Chairman Marcus Oxley. Marcus is now in Peru facilitating the first ever training of regional Latin American organisations, to launch the massive research project tracking implementation of the Hyogo Framework at the local level in over 50 countries across the world. The Global Network is a major international network of civil society organisations implementing and influencing disaster risk reduction policy and practice. The Global Network has a diverse membership of over 600 subscribers with a range of knowledge, skills and experiences from 90 countries around the world. See http://www.unisdr.org/eng/partner-netw/ngos/rd-ngo-eng.htm for more information. There's Marcus in the photo at our April '08 Steering Committee meeting in New Delhi.

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