Capacity Need Assessment for DRR in Manrovia Liberia- Sambal member upload

Capacity Need Assessment for DRR in Manrovia Liberia Liberia is multi-disaster prone country. The government recognized the need of capacity building for disaster risk reduction as it is one of the pillars of the disaster risk reduction strategy. To st

BY: Manoj Kumar
Original Source / Author: National Disaster Management Commission Ministry of Internal Affairs United Nations development Programme Monrovia, Liberia 17 Nov, 2017

Capacity Need Assessment for DRR in Manrovia Liberia

Liberia is multi-disaster prone country. The government recognized the need of capacity building for disaster risk reduction as it is one of the pillars of the disaster risk reduction strategy. To strengthen this pillar the Government of Liberia in 2007 and 2009, together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), conducted a National Disaster Risk Reduction Capacity Needs Assessments. The Capacity Needs Assessments is part of the Government of Liberia National Process on Strengthening National (Liberia specific) Capacities in disaster risk reduction. The capacity needs assessment framework of Disaster Risk Reduction is based on the concept paper and methodology adopted from UNDP/ BCPR and agreed upon in a consultative meeting with stakeholders in November 2008. The framework adopts the five components in the ISDR framework for disaster risk reduction: institutional and legal framework, risk Identification and assessment, knowledge management, risk reduction applications and

Based on the above findings, this report gives the following recommendations that need to be undertaken immediately to strengthen disaster risk reduction in Liberia

•    Institutional Legal Framework
•    Training, Awareness (Sanitization) and Capacity Building
•    Preparedness and Emergency Response

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