Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction, Regional Consultative Meeting, West Asia, Middle East and North African Region

Cairo, 23-24 June 2008
UN/ISDR, IFRC and AASTMT is arranging the First Consultative Meeting for Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction in the West Asia, Middle East and North African region. The resent events of Myanmar and China are illustrating the need to reduce the risk of disasters to occur and be prepared. In this region environmental degradation and climate change are causing and will cause even more challenges for the communities. IFRC and UN/ISDR would like to build on the positive trends which are existing in the region and strengthen collaboration between the regional stakeholders.
The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was adopted at the World Conference in Sendai, Japan The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was adopted at the World Conference in Sendai, Japan.
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