Launch of Red Cross and Red Crescent Global Disaster Preparedness Center

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
American Red Cross
Date:
12 Oct 2012
Location:
United States of America (Wahington DC )
Venue:
American Red Cross, Board of Governors Hall, 430 17th St NW Washington, DC 20006

The event will include high-level speakers and interactive activities related to current efforts and initiatives around the world in disaster preparedness.

With Red Cross and Red Crescent national societies as its primary target audience, the center will focus on launching a host of services and initiatives, the center will focus on launching a host of services and initiatives, including an interactive website to foster learning, exchange of materials and networking around DP; mobile phone applications with preparedness-related information; a research program that will fund studies on topics such as the value of social media in public awareness; and cost benefit analysis of disaster preparedness interventions.


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Themes:
Civil Society/NGOs, Information Management
Countries:
United States of America
The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.
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