International awareness workshop on advancing disaster risk reduction and urban strategy in Gulf States

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Kuwait City
Kuwait
Organizer(s)
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
Capacity for Disaster Reduction Initiative
United Nations Human Settlements Programme, Regional Office for Africa and the Arab States

Organized by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme Regional Office for Arab Cities (UN-HABITAT Kuwait Office) and the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction Regional Office for Arab States (UNISDR Cairo Office), Capacity for Disaster Reduction Initiative (CADRI), United Nations Development Programme Kuwait Office (UNDP Kuwait) and International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISoCaRP), the workshop to be held from 13-16 June 2011, is intended to shed light on resilience in cities and the integration of disaster risk reduction measures and climate change assessments in sustainable development plans. It will also introduce participants to tools and techniques that can help them in their prevention initiatives.

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