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SAARC regional framework for action: children and disasters

  • Type: Meeting or Conference
  • Date: 07-11 Feb 2011
  • Location: India (Hyderabad)
  • Venue: MCR Human Resource Development Institute, Road No. 55, Jubilee Hills, Phone: +91-40-23548294

Description

The key purpose of this regional event is to bring governmental representatives, civil society practitioners on one platform to engage in shared learning and shape the issues, challenges, priorities and needs of Children in Disasters in South Asia.

Pillar 1: Collective and in depth understanding of key perspectives and thematic issues around Children in Disasters:
A: Child Survival – Health – Nutrition;
B: Protection;
C: Education;
D. Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Vulnerabilities

Pillar 2: Developing a Regional Framework for Children and Disasters for application in South Asia

The workshop will develop a South Asia Regional Framework to address the Needs of Children in Disaster and Emergency Situations.

Additional information

http://www.hrdiap.gov.in/html/saarc.html

Target audience

25 senior functionaries of governments and civil society organizations from 8 countries of South Asia who are involved with formulation and implementation of policies, programmes and projects on children shall be invited to attend the workshop.

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Keywords

  • Themes:Capacity Development, Disaster Risk Management, Vulnerable Populations
  • Countries/Regions:India

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/17839

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