"Make DRR a national priority with strong institution"

〔Efforts in Hyogo〕

Hyogo Prefectural Government empowered disaster prevention and emergency management systems significantly. Furthermore, Hyogo is improving community and local disaster response and management capability based on self-help and mutual-helpt concept.


Development of voluntary disaster response organizations

Hyogo supported to develop capabilities of voluntary disaster response organizations (unionization rate : 95%).

  • Implement to support providing equipment.
  • Establish "Hyogo Disaster Management Leader Training Course" and develop community leaders.
    [2004 started and still continues]