Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Expert Forum 2015

The Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Expert Forum 2015 was held in Antalya, Turkey the 10th – 13th of February 2015.

Ninety participants attended the Forum from 43 countries, drawn from government agencies, humanitarian organizations, NGOs, academic and applied science research institutions, practitioners and youth & young professionals for the DRR Expert Forum 2015.

The following calls to action are drawn from a larger set of concerns expressed by Forum participants.

  1. “Lessons Learning” Process: The Need for a “Lessons Identified” Portal
  2. Incentives For DRR Learning for Capacity Building (and Pilot Projects)
  3. Blend and Integrate DRR & CCA: Fund “Orange”
  4. Role for the Next Generation (Youth & Young Professionals)
  5. Hydromet Warning Systems
  6. Governments, Banks, and Donors need to Improve Coordination

As a result of collaboration from these participants, the following Antalya Statement was created.

Below are some of the photos from the Expert Forum 2015.

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