SeRV (Shinnyo-en Relief Volunteers) is a Shinnyo-en volunteer organization formed in 1995 to aid in disaster relief efforts. Shinnyo-en facilities that function as SeRV bases have emergency supplies of food, blankets, and supplies permanently stocked. Government agreements also allow Shinnyo-en to shelter people displaced by natural disasters.
The protection of people's health is central to disaster risk reduction (DRR). Participants will interact with speakers who will share their successes, challenges and Voluntary Commitments for making health a priority for DRR. Themes include Community Preparedness, Ageing Societies, Safe Hospitals, Health Services for Disasters, Climate and Health, and Lessons Learned from Disaster Recovery in Japan.
The workshop describes the path towards Inclusive Resilience and Territorial Safety by the Province of Potenza, Italy (#weResilient). The aim is to provide a worldwide platform for experiences exchanges and new transnational cooperations.
This session will showcase good practice and discuss what makes media and communication effective for DRR and Resilience. A joint event being organised by BBC Media Action, GNDR, Netherlands Red Cross and Plan International.
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Planning and Management
Japan CSO Coalition for 2015 WCDRR
JCC2015 Secretariat Member Organization :
Peace Boat Disaster Relief Volunteer Center
3-13-1-2F-A Takadanobaba Shinjuku, Tokyo