About DRN


WHO WE ARE?

We have over 20 years combined experience.

Disaster Resilience Network Ghana – DRN Ghana is a registered Not for Profit Organization who sorts frontline community advocates and activist roles to share a common interest and mission, challenging our local communities to work as first responders to disasters and climate emergencies before the attention of state authorities. We learn from best practices to demonstrate sustainable development, adding value to our local communities and economy and maintain civic safety and resilience.

DRN Ghana
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ABOUT US

Disaster Resilience Network (DRN) Ghana

Globalized National Orientation
Non-Profit-Organization


Working with community imperative values we stand to defend and provide services that assures livelihoods safety, resilience and wellbeing through several initiatives, including advocacy, research, capacity building programs, disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation and management actions. Provide disaster corrections prompt tools, guide and resources to boost community resilience.

Founded 2010 by Victor K. A. Foli, legally Est. 2018 under Ghana’s Companies Act, 1963, Act 179 with Registration No. CG071852018 and TIN: C0013667009 . Head office Located at Domiabra Off Obom Road. And it’s Operating Office at First Gate Junction, Oblogo Weija- Accra Ghana.

We are dedicated with a core mandate to address impact of disaster risk, climate change and environmental hazards challenges in various sectors of the Ghanaian economy.

Our focus is conducting research and development into developing new solutions in disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation to build disaster-resilient societies. DRNGhana has a national orientation aligned with the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development 276 Metropolitan Municipal District Assembly’s- MMDAs to support mainstream disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation programs in their short-, medium-, and long-term action plans sustainably.

We convene and support inter-communities/cities learning to strengthen resilience (Making Cities Resilient), and to provide capacity building and best practices tools and guide for the public and private sector institutions and Organizations to boost their resilience ion, Oblogo Weija- Accra Ghana.
 

We Aim To:

  1. Develop an active cross-sectorial resilience network for the exchange of expert knowledge, best practices, and working models to create synergies with the singular focus of building disaster resilience.
  2. Represent and advocate for the needs of most vulnerable communities that are hit hardest within our 276 Local Governance; Metropolitan Municipal and Districts Assembly’s – MMDAs (276) affected by disaster risk and impacts of climate change.
  3. Conduct inclusive, safe, and prosperous community engagements to make a case for Ghana to engage in a proactive disaster risk reduction program that includes capacity building and research used to formulate policies that emphasize mitigation and recovery rather than prevention.
  4. Develop a national resilience framework that can be used to coordinate the Ghanaian response to natural hazards in a comprehensive, fact-based, equitable, and capacity-building manner.
  5. Channel, catalyze, and facilitate development and deployment throughout Ghana for: Climate Change Adaptation and Management, Economic Livelihood Empowerment programs, Building Resilient Cities/Communities in fulfilment of achieving the Making Cities Resilient- MCR Campaign and UNDRR SENDAI Framework and UNFCCC Convention, Paris Agreement

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Projects

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Intervention

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Team Memebers

75

Partners

 

The DRN Ghana Team.

 

Julius Cizzah Ocloo

Vice President Administration


Rebecca

Team Member


Daniel

Team Member


Vincent

Team Member


We can not stop Natural Disasters, but we can arm ourselves with knowledge; so many lives wouldn't have to be lost if there was enough disaster preparedness.