International day for disaster reduction - Cairo, Egypt

Type: Meeting or Conference

Organizer(s): United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States ; Cabinet Information and Decision Support Center, Crisis Mangement and DRR Sector

Date: 13 Oct 2010

Location: Cairo (Egypt)

Venue: IDSC


  • Description

  • Egypt is launching the Egyptian participation in the 'Making Cities Resilient: My city is getting ready' world disaster reduction campaign 2010 with a media event on the international day for disaster risk reduction.

    The event will include opening remarks and presentations and will follow with a press conference .Moreover, the occasion will then conclude by a documentary movie about disaster risks as well as measures of risk reduction.

    Opening Remarks

    - Dr. Magued Osman, Chairman of the Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC).
    - Mr. Amjad Abbashar, Head of UNISDR Regional Office for Arab States, Cairo, Egypt.
    - Mr. James W. Rawley, UN Resident Coordinator, Egypt.

    Presentations by the Governors:

    - H.E Dr. Abd El Azeem Wazir - Governor of Cairo.
    - H.E General. Adel labib - Governor of Alexandria.
    - H.E General. Mohamed Abd El Fadeel Shosha - Governor of South Sinai.
    - H.E General. Abd Galeel El Fakharany - Governor of Ismailia.

    Press Conference