Disaster Risk Governance at the Local Level

Amaratunga, D. (Invited speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Description

In order to protect development investments and ultimately building people’s resilience, strengthening disaster risk governance is a cornerstone to understand, reduce and manage risk. Governance describes the way governments and society manage various and often inter-connected types of risks including those from natural hazards, climate change, environmental degradation, financial crises and conflict. Strengthening disaster risk governance is key to understand, reduce and manage risks. This panel discussion consider the need to improve understanding of risk governance at the local level, including transparency, sharing of risk information, stakeholder participation and public awareness, and encouraging action on stakeholder feedback.
Period16 Jun 2016
Held atHigh Level Forum on “Implementing Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction at Local Level"
Event typeConference
LocationFlorence, Italy
Degree of RecognitionInternational