United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD) Disaster Management Planning - Hyogo Office

(Unverified non-profit organisation)

United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD) Disaster Management Planning – Hyogo Office, is a United Nations centre in Japan established after the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake had claimed the lives of more than 6,000 people in 1995. The Hyogo Office focuses on various disaster management initiatives through multi-lateral collaboration at an international level while utilising the momentum created during the UNIDNDR 1990-99 (United Nations International Decade for Nature Disaster Reduction). UNCRD promotes effective disaster mitigation, focusing on key elements of self-help, cooperation, and education through a number of activities.

Website

http://www.hyogo.uncrd.or.jp

Year established

1999

About this organisation

Partnership types

Standards and guidelines development; Provision of services / personnel

Regions / countries / territories

Asia: Japan

Global issues

Community development