Disaster Risk Reduction – DRR
(Women & Girls)
RET has been active in the Americas Region providing DRR programming since 2011, working to reduce disaster risk vulnerability, focusing especially on the most vulnerable populations, such as Young People, Youth with Disabilities, Displaced and Remote Indigenous Communities.
RET is active in many inter-sectoral networks and clusters promoting inclusive disaster and climate resilience, including the UN Educational Cluster, the LAC Network for Disability Inclusion in DRR (GIRDD LAC-Red de Gestión Inclusiva del Riesgo de Desastres y Discapacidad), GNDR (Global Network of Civil Society Organizations for Disaster Reduction), GADRRRES (Global Alliance for Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience in the Education Sector) and the regional PEDRR platform for Latin America and the Caribbean (Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction.
An Inclusive Approach in RET’s Response to Disaster Risk Reduction!
- RET has implemented 32 Disaster Risk Reduction projects, to date.
- RET has implemented projects with a Disaster Risk Reduction component in 12 countries across the Americas region.
- 100K Participants (50% female) targeted in RET programs with Disaster Risk Reduction component to date.
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Transportation Leaders Empowered through Education, Awareness, and Effective Policy Change on Human Trafficking in Belize (TLEAP)- 2022-2024
Video by Love FM Belizehttps://fb.watch/i7qB2vV-TA/ Transportation Leaders Empowered through Education, Awareness, and Effective Policy Change on Human Trafficking in Belize (TLEAP)- Project 2022- 2024 On January 11th, National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, RET launched its new project, “Transportation Leaders Empowered through Education, Awareness, and Effective Policy Change on Human Trafficking (TLEAP), in Belize to introduce the…
The International Women’s Day – March 8, 2022 The International Women’s Day, March 8, is an opportunity to reflect on the advances and gaps in gender equity and commemorate how women and girls are leading the solutions to address global problems, including climate change within RET’s programs. The UN 2022 theme focuses on “Gender equality today…
The International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction is an opportunity to acknowledge the progress being made toward reducing disaster risk and losses in lives, livelihoods and health. The 2021 edition focuses on “International cooperation for developing countries to reduce their disaster risk and disaster losses.” This is the sixth of the Sendai Seven targets. RET has been designing…
20th June is the commemoration of World Refugee Day. This year, the theme focused on the power of inclusion and the importance of working together to recover from the pandemic: “Together We Heal, Learn and Shine.” In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, children and young refugees are facing recurrent adversities. Education is a key tool…
June is Pride month, an opportunity to celebrate all forms of love and diversity. It is also a reminder of all the challenges the LGTBIQ+ community faces worldwide, especially for those individuals in the context of human mobility. June has also been the month where two main events around the Venezuelan migration in Latin America and…
RET, represented by its President & CEO Ms. Zeynep Gülgün Gündüz was part of the High-level Virtual Side Event, UNGA” 75″ 2020 “Government and Foundation Partners Demonstrate Effective Cross-sectoral Collaboration to Meet SDG4 and Support the 2030 Decade of Action.”This event was co-hosted by Education Above All Foundation, the Permanent Mission of The State of Qatar…