Periperi U have recently launched a new short publication which speaks about the story of the development and progress of Periperi U over the last 10 years from a humble handful of five African universities to a consortium of higher education instititutions that is recognised as an International Center of Excellence in Risk Education and Learning (IRDR ICo E REa L).Specifically it describes how the partnership has grown and paved its way forward as higher education institutions are contributing more and gaining greater influence in the field of disaster risk.
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Established in 2006, with five original members, the partnership has grown to include eleven universities from Algiers to Antanarivo, with institutions in Algeria, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda.
The goal of Periperi U is to reduce disaster risks in among African countries through improved national and local disaster risk management, due to enhanced strategic human capacity to integrate risk reduction into critical developmental sectors and programmes.