Disaster Risk Reduction

Ghana Competition to celebrate the 2020 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDRR)

The Green Africa Youth Organization (GAYO) in partnership with the National Disaster Management Organization, the Africa Youth Advisory Board on Disaster Risk Reduction (AYAB DRR), and Accra office of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) present the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDR) quiz competition. IDDRR is a day set aside …

IDDR 2019: National Quiz on DRR


GAYO in partnership with Ghana’s National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) is collaborating with the Africa Youth Advisory Board for Disaster Risk Reduction (AfYAB DRR) under the Africa Union Commission (AUC), to organize a Quiz competition among four Senior High Schools in Ghana.

An African Youth Perspective on the Implementation of the PoA for Disaster Risk Reduction in Africa

Globally, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) provides guidance on how to significantly reduce disaster risk. In Africa, the Programme of Action (PoA) guides different stakeholders in DRR. Both SFDRR and PoA recognize the state as leaders in the implementation, follow up and review of the document. In addition, both documents recognize children and youth as active and strong stakeholders in DRR.