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International Day for Disaster Reduction - Kathmandu, Nepal

  • Type: Meeting or Conference
  • Date: 14 Oct 2009
  • Location: Nepal (Kathmandu)

Description

A symposium on scaling up risk reduction efforts in Nepal will be held including the presentation of a new disaster risk reduction programme for Nepal by a joint consortium (World Bank, Asian Development Bank, the International Federation of the Red Crescent (IFRC), the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)). A field trip for media to a melting glacier is also planned to highlight the negative impacts of climate change on vulnerable populations.

Additional information

http://www.unisdr.org

How to register

By invitation only. For further information, please contact Praveen Pardeshi at pardeshi@un.org

Keywords

  • Themes:Capacity Development, Climate Change, Health & Health Facilities
  • Countries/Regions:Asia, Nepal

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/11340

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