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    Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement
    Oxfam International Secretariat
    Plan International
    United Nations Development Programme - Myanmar
    United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Bangkok
    United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific


    Date: 13 Oct 2011
    Country: Myanmar
    City/State: NayPyiDaw
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International DRR day celebration in Myanmar

MAIN ORGANIZER(S): Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific

OTHER ORGANIZER(S): CARE Australia
Oxfam International Secretariat
Plan International
United Nations Development Programme - Myanmar
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Bangkok

Type: Meeting or Conference Date: 13 Oct 2011 Location: Myanmar (NayPyiDaw ) Venue: Myanmar Convention Centre

To mark the International DRR Day, an event was held on October 13th in Myanmar's capital with the participation of Margareta Wahlstrom. The event was led by RRD (Relief and Resettlement Department).

UNDP awarded the winners of the essay competition for IDDRR.

Over 100 children from local schools attended. Plan International, Care, Oxfam, UNDO and UNESCO together with the Ministry of Education prepared an information sheet on IDDRR for school-aged children that was distributed across the country.

41,000 schools and 6,00 hospitals and health facilities pledged for safety

Event website: http://www.themimu.info/DRRWG/

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