GNDR takes SENDAI Framework to Local Governments in Nigeria
The Frontline Advocacy Team in Nigeria engaged Local Governments with the outcomes of Frontline Survey and advocated for the effective implementation of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. At a meeting organized with the Chairman, Ibadan North East Local Government recently, the team encouraged the Local Government to be more proactive in its disaster risk reduction activities, and to do everything humanly possible to ensure the relevant areas of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction is implemented in the Local Governments. In response, the Chairman Mr Jonathan appreciated the efforts of GNDR the owner of Frontline Project and CDRCR which is the coordinator in Nigeria. He emphasized that the Local Government is very active in the areas such as disaster prevention and mitigation, capacity building, he however, promised that the Local Government will do more to ensure the various communities in the Local Government are resilient to impacts of disasters. The Chairman also promised to implement relevant priorities of the Sendai Framework in the Local Government.