International Day for Disaster Reduction Knowledge for Life

News - 13 October, 2015

Today marks the international day for disaster reduction; raising awareness of the work done throughout the world to prevent and reduce the impact of disasters as well as to help those communities who are affected. The focus this year is on the traditional, indigenous and local knowledge which complement modern science and add to an […]

Wilton Park working with IGAD in Kenya

News - 30 January, 2014

In our first meeting in Kenya we continued our portfolio of work on disaster risk reduction by facilitating a regional discussion in Nairobi for the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD). The meeting discussed the enhanced use of technology to mitigate disaster risk in the Horn of Africa. Strengthening technological capacities and information access for improving […]