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NEWS: 1 GNDR takes SENDAI Framework to Local Governments in Nigeria. 2 2017 International Day for Disaster Reduction organized by CDRCR. 3 ADVOCACY Visits to Disaster Management Stakeholders in Nigeria. 4 . 5 National Consultative Meeting for Stakeholders to Disseminate Frontline Survey Results . 6 AKolawole AMUSAT ED, Centre for Disaster Risk and Crisis Reduction joins other GNDR Network members at the 3rd GNDR Global Summit in Bangkok, Thailand. 7 GNDR Trains Participating Organisations who will manage FRONTLINE Project (2015 - 2017) in 6 selected Risk Zones in Nigeria.. 8 CDRCR Participates in Third United Nations World Disaster Reduction Conference in Sendai, Japan in 2015 - SENDAI Framework (2015 - 2030). 9 Sensitization Campaign and Awareness Rally (A Partnership programme organized by CDRCR in collaboration with Project Shield and NEST/BNRCC). 10 A Public Lecture to mark World Disaster Reduction Day 2009 (A Partnership programmes organized by CDRCR in collaboration with Project Shield, WANEP-Nigeria,South West Zone and Oyo State Emergency Management Agency [OYOSEMA]). 11 A Day Capacity Building for CDRCR Staff and Volunteers on Climate Change. 12 Sensitization Campaign on Market Fire Reduction. 13 Sensitization Campaign on Market Fire Reduction. 14 Annual National Disaster Risk Reduction Lecture and Awards 2008. 15 Brainstorming Meeting for Stakeholders. 16 Training of Trainers Workshop on School Safety and Disaster Management in Nigeria (The workshop was carried out in conjunction with Oyo State Emergency Management Agency � OYOSEMA). 17 Sensitization Campaign in Secondary Schools. 18 Public Lecture to mark 2006 World Disaster Reduction Day.

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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.

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