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7th conference 'International Day for Disaster Reduction'

  • Type: Meeting or Conference
  • Date: 15 Oct 2012
  • Location: Portugal (Amadora)
  • Venue: Audit√≥rio Recreios da Amadora

Description

The International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction, established by the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN), has as a main objective a reflection about natural disasters. The reflection, sharing experiences and knowledge has been the dominant note of the event organized since 2005. For 2012, the Conference "International Day for Disaster Reduction" will give special attention to the issue of risk, disaster and community resilience, basic concepts of the UNISDR Local Campaign 2010-2015 "Sempre em Moviment, Amadora é Resiliente" which develop a set of good practices to increase the community resilience.

The event will also highlight the theme "Women and Girls - The Invisible Force of Resilience" proposed by the UN for the annual International Day for Disaster Reduction.

Additional information

http://www.cm-amadora.pt/PageGen.aspx

How to register

For registration info please contact: proteccao.civil@cm-amadora.pt

Documentation

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Keywords

  • Themes:Community-based DRR, Gender, Social Impacts & Resilience
  • Countries/Regions:Portugal

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/27942

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