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Step Up for DRR: International Day for Disaster Reduction 2012

Total number of events: 83

Date Title Location
25 Aug - 25 Sep 2012Competition for the international day for disaster reduction: Preparing 'school safety plans'
Organization: NDMA, India - gov; NIDM, India - gov

The United Nations’ (UN) International Day for Disaster Reduction is being observed to raise awareness about disaster risk reduction. It also encourages people and governments to participate in building more resilient communities and nations. NDMA and NIDM will be observing the day jointly for disaster reduction on 10th October 2012. This day offers an opportunity to focus national attention on this important issue and to create awareness about...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28362

India (New Delhi)
10 Sep - 08 Oct 2012Essay competition on the theme 'Women and Girls: the [in]Visible Force of Resilience'
Organization: Inst Disaster Mgmnt and Fire Science

This essay competition is organised to celebrate the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2012 on the theme : 'Women and Girls: the [in]Visible Force of Resilience'. A prize will reward the best essay.

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28372

India (Chandigarh)
29 Sep - 01 Oct 2012Myanmar: tsunami drills for International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction
Organization: Myanmar - gov

According to the guidance of Myanmar Disaster Preparedness Agency Tsunami Drills for International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (2012) was completed in Thingyangyi village of Lapputta township in Ayeyarwaddy Region. In this process, Department of Metrology and Hydrology issued Earthquake Notification at (08:15) am, Tsunami Alert at (08:30), Tsunami Warning at (08:45), and Abrogation of Tsunami Warning at (10:30) through Natural Disaster Preparedness...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28862

Myanmar (Thingyangyi village of Lapputta township)
01-13 Oct 2012Saritsa Foundation celebrates the International Day for Disaster Reduction
Organization: Saritsa Fndn

Saritsa Foundation is organising 5 workshops for volunteers of Narayan Sewa Sansthan, a religious NGO , School Children, persons with disabilities and youth. These workshops are organised as training events to celebrate the International Day for Disaster Risk reduction and are aimed to raise awareness, impart education and practice mock drills at Udaipur, Rajasthan and Mumbai.

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28584

India (Udaipur and Mumbai )
03-12 Oct 2012International Day for Disaster Reduction celebration in Ethiopia
Organization: Ethiopia - gov

Introduction Often in many societies, much of the work and achievements of women is of low visibility and taken for granted. While women and girls contribute to building the resilience of communities, as well as, the protection and rebuilding of their communities before and after disasters, such are often unrecognized. The International Day for Disaster Reduction 2012 intends to reverse this situation by acknowledging and appreciating the millions...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28629

Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)
04 Oct 2012Slovakian voluntary fire brigade DHZ POLE celebrating the International Day for Disaster Reduction
Organization: Voluntary Fire Brigade DHZ POLE

The Voluntary Fire Brigade DHZ POLE believes girls and women are the key force in making homes safer and communities more resilient. Honouring their contribution and hoping to inspire more girls to join voluntary rescue units in their communities, the brigade is holding a special Girls Day on the occasion of the International Day for Disaster risk Reduction. This event will include an intro into first aid training and workshop on disaster preparedness...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28710

Slovakia (Trnava - Fararske Pole )
05-12 Oct 2012Awareness campaings and training on disaster risk reduction (DRR)
Organization: MIDIMAR, Rwanda - gov

This year International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) Day will be observed by the United Nations on Friday 12 October. It will focus on the role women and girls in the Disaster Risk Reduction under the theme “Women and Girls- the [In] Visible Force of Resilience”. Rwanda Ministy of Disaster management and refugee Affairs (MIDIMAR) has organized a number of activities related DRR week among others trainings in different communities such as...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28880

Rwanda (Kigali)
06-13 Oct 2012Philippines: Apoy, Bagyo, Kalamidad poster and essay contest
Organization: CDRC

Apoy, Bagyo, Kalamidad: Dibuhong Pambata (ABKD) 2012 is an annual poster-making and essay-writing contest for children (7-12 years old) and young people (13-16 years old). This activity was conceptualized to raise awareness on disaster risk reduction. Each of the four major winners and the eight finalists, will receive a cash prize and a certificate from CDRC and the sponsoring organizations.

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28951

Philippines (Quezon City)
08-12 Oct 2012CCOUC humanitarian week to commemorate the International Day for Disaster Reduction
Organization: Chinese Univ of Hong Kong; CCOUC

To commemorate the United Nations International Day for Disaster Reduction on the 13th October 2012, the Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC) joins hands with the BSc Public Health and MPH student societies of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) to organize a range of activities in the CUHK main campus. The objectives of the Humanitarian Week 2012 are to: Promote the cause...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28856

Hong Kong (China) (Hong Kong)
08-13 Oct 2012Disaster reduction week by Kerala State disaster management authority
Organization: KSDMA, India - gov

Kerala State Disaster Management Authority decided to observe the International Disaster Reduction Week with an array of programmes. State wide Quiz Competition for students- 3 stage programme. The teams participating for the quiz shall either be an all-girl team or shall have at least one girl student. District Level-14 district- District collectors will be the authority to conduct the programme Region Level-Four Region- the District Collector...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28076

India (Kerala State)
08-12 Oct 2012International day for disaster reduction and ASEAN day for disaster management joint commemoration
Organization: APG; ASEAN; DDPM, Thailand - gov; HAI; Oxfam GB; UNISDR AP

The International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) is a day to celebrate how people and communities are reducing their risk to disasters and to raise awareness about the importance of disaster risk reduction (DRR). For 2012, the theme of IDDR ‘Women and Girls: The inVisible Force of Resilience’ aims to highlight the role that women and girls play in risk reduction. While they are often marginalised and unrecognised, women and girls are...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28752

Thailand (Bangkok)
09-12 Oct 2012Vanuatu: Gender and gender based violence in humanitarian action workshop for the International Day for Disaster Reduction
Organization: Oxfam Intl

The Vanuatu Humanitarian Team have organised a week long Gender and Gender Based Violence in Humanitarian Action workshop with the support of UN Women and GenCAP advisors from Fiji.

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28917

Vanuatu (Port Vila )
09-13 Oct 2012Week of International Day of Disaster Reduction2012 / Conmemoración del Día Internacional para la Reducción de Desastres 2012
Organization: UCOL

The students of the subject of gender, vulnerability and risk from the degree in environmental science and risk management organize some activities to commemorate the act of women and girls in disaster reduction. We have a radio program, video conference, conference with local government and institutions and a public station for the people from Colima. All activities have the framework of women & girls, the inVisible force of resilience. In Spanish:...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28883

Mexico (Colima)
10 Oct 2012Brazil: Women and girls
Organization: Universidade Federal da Bahia

Roundtable with women This free event will take place on October 10 commemorating the international day for disaster reduction and is open to the general public. The event aims to bring together professionals and students from diverse areas of expertise in the auditorium of the Faculty of Architecture at the Federal University of Bahia in Salvador / Bahia / Brazil, with maximum capacity of 300 seats for the audience. The event is composed of a round...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28987

Brazil (Salvador/Bahia)
10 Oct 2012Competition for the international day for disaster reduction: Preparing 'school safety plans'
Organization: NDMA, India - gov; NIDM, India - gov

The United Nations’ (UN) International Day for Disaster Reduction is being observed to raise awareness about disaster risk reduction. It also encourages people and governments to participate in building more resilient communities and nations. NDMA and NIDM will be observing the day jointly for disaster reduction on 10th October 2012. This day offers an opportunity to focus national attention on this important issue and to create awareness about...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28362

India (New Delhi)
10-11 Oct 2012Sensitization of school girls and women's association on DRR and the role of women and girls
Organization: Rwanda - gov

Sensitization of school girls and women's association in Rwanda on DRR and the role of women and girls. The Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs will visit different girls schools and women's associations around the country to carry do community work and sensitize girls and women on their role in DRR

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28595

Rwanda (Kigali city)
11 Oct 2012CIEDM workshop on disaster preparedness and reduction
Organization: CIEDM

In response to President Obama's proclaiming September be the National Preparedness Month, CIEDM have scheduled to hold a workshop to raise public awareness for the International Day of Disaster Reduction 2012. The event is open to public and mainly will be attended by a 17-person delegation from Jilin Provincial Department of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (DHURD), China. Dr. Edward Huang will make a presentation on the subject in the beginning...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28700

United States of America (Arcadia, California)
11-13 Oct 2012India: Public discussions and mock drills to celebrate the International Day for Disaster Reduction in Assam
Organization: AIDMI

103 schools from Darrang and Goalpara districts of Assam prepared the action plan for building knowledge on DRR with school community. Enhanced focus was on girl child and female teachers. On October 13, 2012, the training group celebrated IDDR through following key actions. Group discussion on Girls and Women’s Contribution in Disaster Risk Reduction. The case of Tilly Smith had been the dominant example during the debate favoring the valued...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/29242

India (Goalpara and Darrang Districts of Assam)
11 Oct 2012International disaster reduction forum
Organization: DRI; HPG, Japan - gov; UNISDR Hyogo

International cooperation towards the creation of a society safe and secure against disaster As a 10-year anniversary of the Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institution (DRI), from 'Hyogo' which led disaster assistance in the 2011 great east Japan earthquake, this forum proposes the importance of creation of a society that is safe and secure against a multi-location/complex-hazard such as the 2011 great east Japan earthquake. One fundamental...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28260

Japan (Kobe City)
11 Oct 2012Kenya: International day for natural disaster reduction
Organization: AWF

Background The objective of the observance is to raise awareness how people are taking action to reduce their risk to disasters. The observance takes place within the framework of the "Step Up for Disaster Risk Reduction!" 66.5 million children are affected annually by disasters. Because it is difficult for them to cope with unexpected and painful interruptions to their lives, they are often more affected than adults. Victims of disaster...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/27818

Kenya (Nationwide)
11 Oct 2012Kuwait Red Crescent Society celebrated the International Day for Disaster Reduction
Organization: KRCS

Chairman of the Kuwaiti Red Crescent Society (KRCS), Barjas Hamoud Al-Barjas, stressed the importance of shedding light on the role of women to reduce disasters by enhancing stricken society's potentials in order to bear and recover from such afflictions. In a speech on the occasion of the International Day for Disaster Reduction, Al-Barjas said that this event is significant to increase measures of danger reduction in development plans and businesses....

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/29209

Kuwait (Shuwaikh )
11 Oct 2012Launch of the WorldRiskReport 2012
Organization: UNU

In the run up to the International Day for Disaster Reduction (October 13) , UNU and its partners will launch of the 20212 edition of the WorldRiskReport. Edited and published by Bündnis Entwicklung Hilft (Alliance Development Works), and developed in cooperation with UNU-EHS, the WorldRiskReport 2012 combines the expertise of development practitioners, the scientific knowledge of UNU as well as special knowledge on environmental degradation...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28950

Belgium (Brussels)
11-19 Oct 2012One hour with DRR: Reveal the importance of women and girls role in DRR
Organization: Plan Intl

This event will be in the form of friendly discussion for 60 minutes among Plan Indonesia's staff. The main purpose is to raise the awareness of staff on International DRR day and the theme of 2012. There will be a resource person, a women activist that active in DRR promotion.

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28630

Indonesia (Jakarta, Rembang, Grobogan, Kefa/TTU, Lembata, Soe/TTS, Sikka and Dompu)
11 Oct 2012Women and girls: Forces for creating disaster-resilient societies
Organization: George Washington University; GFDRR; WB

On October 13th, the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) commemorates the millions of women and girls who make their communities more resilient to disasters and climate risks. This internationally recognized day aims to not only celebrate the contribution that women and girls are making on disasters, highlight hindrances that women and girls face in their ability to contribute to disaster risk reduction and management processes, but also...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28611

United States of America (Washington DC)
12 Oct 2012'Umuganda' community work to celebrate the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction
Organization: Rwanda - gov

To celebrate International Disaster Risk Reduction Day -The Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugee, Rwanda and it's stakeholders will carry out community work in Kigabiro sector in Rwamagana district - where staff members will help to fix roofs for 50 houses, plant trees and sensitize the local community of disaster risk reduction and the role of women and girls.

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28596

Rwanda (Rwamagana district)
12 Oct 2012Armenia: Workshop on innovation in school disaster education dedicated to the International Day for Disaster Reduction
Organization: NSSP, Armenia - gov; JICA, Japan - gov; UNICEF Armenia

In disaster management, schools play significant roles. School can be evacuation places for local people as well as students in emergency situations. But the most notable characteristic is that schools can provide students with education equally. School can give disaster education to all students. It contributes to students to cope with disasters when disasters occur now and in the future. Objectives of the Workshop To exchange experiences and lessons...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/29051

Armenia (Yerevan)
12 Oct 2012Barbados: Celebration of the International Day for Disaster Reduction
Organization: UNDP Barbados

UNDP for Barbados and the Organisation of the Eastern Caribbean States, in collaboration with UN Women, the Department of Emergency Management and the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency is launching the International Day for Disaster Reduction commemoration event in Barbados The role of girls and women will be highlighted as well as gender issues through presentations and discussions.  In addition the girls of the Christ Church Brownie...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/29045

Barbados (Christ Church)
12 Oct 2012Fiji: 'Women, girls and community' celebration of the International Day for Disaster Reduction in Levuka
Organization: Min of Provincial Dev and Disaster Mgmnt, Fiji - gov

The IDDR was celebrated in Levuka town, province of Lomaiviti, eastern division on 12/10/2012, with the international theme ‘Women and Girls, the( in)visible Force of Resilience’ as part of the NDAW. The IDDR concluded the 1 week program Fiji National Disaster Awareness Week. The program started with the reading of the statement by the United Nations Secretary General to celebrate the IDDR 2012. It was followed by speeches from a prominent...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/29057

Fiji
12 Oct 2012Forum: Women and girls - the visible force of resilience / Foro: Mujeres y niñas - la fuerza visible de la resiliencia
Organization: UNISDR AM

Within the framework of the International Day for Disaster Reduction 2012 celebration, this year devoted to "Women and Girls: The (In) Visible Force Resilience"... And in recognition of the contribution of women and girls before, during and after a disaster, and in all decision making processes around disaster risk reduction and sustainable development, we extend a warm invitation to participate in: Forum: Women and Girls: The Visible Force...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28904

Panama (City of Knowledge, Panama City)
12 Oct 2012Georgia: DIPECHO partners celebrate the International Day for Disaster Reduction
Organization: ACF International; ASB; DRK (in Danish); ECHO; Georgian Red Cross Society; Oxfam Intl; SCI; UNICEF

The International Day for Disaster Reduction will be jointly celebrated by all partner organizations implementing the DIPECHO II programme: 'Supporting Disaster Risk Reduction amongst Institutions and Vulnerable Communities in the South Caucasus', funded by European Commission Humanitarian Aid Department and Civil Protection department (ECHO). The International Day for Disaster Reduction is organized every year to celebrate and raise awareness for...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28916

Georgia (Tbilisi )
12-26 Oct 2012Greece: 'I study earthquakes - I learn how to be protected' sensitization on the seismic risk for the International Day for Disaster reduction
Organization: Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest

The Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest, in the frames of the International Day for Disaster Reduction, is organising a fortnight of events for the education and sensitization on the seismic risk and reduction of seismic disaster. The activities are under the auspices of the Secretariat General for the Aegean and Island Policy and are addressed to schools, educators and the broader public. The Museum, through the realisation of the...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28959

Greece (Sigri, Lesvos )
12 Oct 2012Guyana: International Day for Disaster Reduction symposium
Organization: CDC, Guyana - gov

The event is a public forum that will feature speeches and presentations from various DRM Shareholders within Guyana. Organisations that advocate for Women's rights and engage with young girls have been particularly targeted. The event is free of cost and is open to the general public. The Civil Defence Commission Volunteer Corps will also be launched at this event.

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/29016

Guyana (Liliendall, East Coast Demerara )
12 Oct 2012ICIMOD workshops for the International Day for Disaster Reduction
Organization: ICIMOD

ICIMOD activities include: Message from the Director General Article by Hari Krishna Nibanupudi, Disaster Risk Reduction Specialist at ICIMOD, published in a national newspaper Knowledge Forum with speakers from Nepal and India to be held at ICIMOD Headquarters ICIMOD’s Earthquake Application Demonstration at the national-level International Day for Disaster Reduction programme being organized by the Ministry of Home Affairs and DPNet-Nepal

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28572

Nepal (Kathmandu)
12 Oct 2012IDDR 2012: SAARC regional essay competition
Organization: SDMC; UNISDR AP

On the occasion of International Day for Disaster Reduction on 13th October 2012, a regional essay competition shall be held among the children in the SAARC region in collaboration with the UNISDR. Objectives The objectives of the competition would be to: To create awareness among the young generation about disaster risk reduction in the SAARC region; To provide an opportunity to the young to observe and respond to the specific issues concerning...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28543

12 Oct 2012India: One day seminar on disaster reduction and management on the International Day for Disaster Reduction
Organization: Motilal Nehru Natl Inst of Technology

The National Institute of Technology is organizing a one day seminar on disaster reduction and management to school children on the International Day for Disaster Reduction.

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28914

India (kozhikode )
12 Oct 2012Inter school speech competition in Sindhukhola watershed, Sindhupalchok
Organization: CDECF - Sindhupalcho

Driven by the theme Women and Girls: the [in]Visible Force of Resilience, International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) 2012 draws attention to what women and girls are doing to reduce disasters risks in their homes, communities, and societies. To celebrate the day, The Community Development and Environment Conservation Forum, Sindhupalchok is organising a inter-schools speech competition on the theme 'The role of students in Disaster Risk Management'....

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/29015

Nepal (Thakani-1, Chhapeli )
12 Oct 2012International Day for Disaster Reduction 2012, South Africa
Organization: South Africa - gov

The objective of the day is therefore to celebrate how women and girls are reducing their risk to disasters and raising awareness about the importance of Disaster Risk Reduction in development programmes. The highlight of the day will be : The signing and adoption of the children's charter. The signing of the UNISDR certificate of commitment to disaster resilience.

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28545

South Africa (Pretoria)
12 Oct 2012International day for disaster reduction in Kenya
Organization: Kenya - gov

The Kenya national platform for disaster risk reduction, key partners including the Ministry of State for special programmes, UNISDR Regional Office for Africa, UNDP Kenya among others, will be observing the IDDR 12, under the theme 'Women and Girls - the [in]Visible Force of Resilience'. The event will aims to highlight one of the strategic areas of intervention in the extended programme of action is to increase public awareness of DRR by increasing...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28283

Kenya (Nairobi)
12 Oct 2012Kenya: Celebration of the International Day for disaster Reduction at the Masinde Muliro University
Organization: MMUST

Driven by the theme Women and Girls: the [in]Visible Force of Resilience, International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) 2012 draws attention to what women and girls are doing to reduce disasters risks in their homes, communities, and societies. The Masinde Muliro University is hosting a full-day event to celebrate the International Day for Disaster Reduction. Program Session I: Pre-event Environmental exercise by MMUST students Session II: Main...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28953

Kenya (Kakamega)
12 Oct 2012Nepal Geological Society observing the International Day for Disaster Reduction 2012
Organization: NGS

The Nepal Geological Society is observing the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR)-2012. The UN given theme for this year is 'Step up Women + Girls, The invisible force of Resilience'.

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28548

Nepal (Kathmandu)
12 Oct 2012Nepal: Workshop on the International Day for Disaster Reduction on the theme 'Women and girls: the (in)Visible force of resilience' in Bhairahawa
Organization: FSC

On the Occasion of IDDR day 2012, with the joint effort and collaboration of District Disaster Relief Committee (DDRC) Rupandehi and the District Development Committe Rupandehi, Friends Service Council Nepal (FSCN) is organizing a Workshop on 'IDDR 2012: Women and Girls: the (in) Visible Force of Resilience'. The program aims to raise the awareness on the Disaster Risk Reduction and Role of Women and Girls as the agent for change in the sector. Various...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28965

Nepal (Bhairahawa, Rupanehi)
12 Oct 2012Nicaragua: Feria educativa - reducción de riesgos de desastres
Organization: Partners for Resilience

La Cruz Roja Nicaragüense, CARE, AMMA e INPRHU, miembros de la Alianza por la Resiliencia, en coordinación con la Alcaldía de Somoto, el CODEPRED, el COMUPRED, la COMUSSAN, el MINED y la Defensa Civil, organizan una feria educativa en conmemoración del Día Internacional de la Reducción de Desastres, el día 12 de Octubre 2012. Objetivo Visibilizar la importancia del rol de las mujeres y de las niñas...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28990

Nicaragua (Somoto, Madriz )
12 Oct 2012Nicaragua: March on International Day for Disaster Reduction
Organization: ASB

Driven by the theme Women and Girls: the [in]Visible Force of Resilience, International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) 2012 draws attention to what women and girls are doing to reduce disasters risks in their homes, communities, and societies. The city of Pearl Lagoon will celebrate the International Day for disaster Reduction with a march and social mobilization.

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/29105

Nicaragua (Pearl Lagoon)
12 Oct 2012Oxfam's workshop for the celebration of the international day for disaster reduction (IDDR)
Organization: Oxfam GB

In Spanish: Oxfam México y el Centro Regional de Oxfam GB en México celebran el dia internacional de la reduccion de desastres con un evento en Mexico DF. Agenda: 10:00-10:15 Bienvenida y café 10:15- 11:40 Introducción a la reducción de riesgos 11:40-13:00 Mujeres, niñas, la fuerza (in)visible de la Reducción de Riesgos de Desastres 13:00 Taquiza y reflexiones sobre el taller, en la terraza

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28854

Mexico (Mexico DF )
12 Oct 2012Recognize the strength of women and girls in reducing disaster risks!
Organization: MARD, Viet Nam - gov; UNDP Viet Nam; UN Women; Vietnam Women's Union

The key note speaker for the main event is Ms Madhavi Lalithakala Ariyabandu - a regional expert on gender dimensions of disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation, she has designed and coordinated numerous researches and training initiatives on risk reduction and gender issues, she has analyzed disaster management policies with special reference to South Asia. Apart from delivering her key note speech, Ms Madhavi will co-chair a panel...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28791

Viet Nam (Hanoi)
12-13 Oct 2012Romania: Commemoration of International Day for Disaster Reduction with graffiti and flyers
Organization: Inspectorate for Emerg Situations Petrodava of Neamt County, Romania - gov

The event represents an opportunity to promote an international culture with regard to reducing the risk of disasters. We would like to promote the positive stance of women and girls in order to encourage them take part in disaster management in a society where their skills and intuition are required. This international day aims to show that women and girls are not victims during natural disasters and that they can take part in the actions which men...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/29053

Romania (Piatra Neamt )
12 Oct 2012Rwanda: Celebration of the International Day for Disaster Reduction in Gashora girl's academy
Organization: MIDIMAR, Rwanda - gov

Driven by the theme Women and Girls: the [in]Visible Force of Resilience, International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) 2012 draws attention to what women and girls are doing to reduce disasters risks in their homes, communities, and societies. The Gashora Girl's Academy has celebrated the International Day for Disaster Reduction and recorded the views of girls in Rwanda on the role of women and girls in Disaster Risk Reduction.

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/29129

Rwanda (Gashora, Bugesera)
12 Oct 2012Signature of Interinstitutional Cooperation Agreement
Organization: FUNGUA

This event is organised to commemorate the International Day for Disaster Reduction with the public. An Interinstitutional Cooperation Agreement  will be signed between Fundación Guatemala, GROOTS international, Huairou Commission's community practioners platform for resilience, and the national coordinator for disaster risk reduction in Guatemala (CONRED). The aim is to renew the agreement to work in community resilience to and from grassroots...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28397

Guatemala
12 Oct 2012Solomon Islands: Celabration of the International Day for Disaster Reduction
Organization: NDMO, Solomon Islands - gov

The Solomon Islands National Disaster Management Office and in-country DRM stakeholders are hosting an activity day for the public to mark the International Day for Disaster Reduction. This will be a free event that will include; a parade, a speech competition, posters, quizzes, games and activities for children.

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28913

Solomon Islands (Guadalcanal, Isabel, Makira-Ulawa)
12 Oct 2012South Africa: Cape Town to train 30 community members as trauma support officers to celebrate the International Day for Disaster Reduction
Organization: City of Cape Town, South Africa - gov

The City of Cape Town’s Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security, Alderman J.P. Smith, will officiate at the launch of the ‘Women and Girls: The (in)Visible Force of Resilience’ project, in celebration of the United Nations International Day for Disaster Reduction, tomorrow. This event will highlight the successes and the continued efforts of women and girls in achieving a safer and more resilient community. “The City,...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/29062

South Africa (Goodwood, Western Cape)

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