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Coastal Communities Share Inspirations in Commemoration of Disaster Preparedness Day 2024

The stories recounted in the book are well-aligned with the HKB 2024 commemoration’s focus on coastal community resilience. The book imparts valuable insights for policymakers, specifically with regard to planning coastal area management and conservation programs.
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Locals Know Best

The theme for World Humanitarian Day this year is “It Takes a Village”, recognising that humanitarian action is a collective endeavour involving people from all walks of life. As the UN notes “whenever and wherever people are in need, there are others who help them. They are the affected people themselves – always first to respond when a disaster strikes – and a global community that supports them as they recover”.
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Launching the Regional Report “Because Resilience is Local” at the 2022 GPDRR

BNPB Secretary General Lilik Kurniawan said, “The key findings of this report – Resilience is Local – are in line with the findings and perspectives of my institution and government.” He explained that work to increase and improve disaster management capacity at the national and sub-national levels has been carried out for the last 20 years. Nevertheless, referring to the findings presented in this report, he stated, “We still have much to do.”
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