Bangladesh: Reducing risks in slums action for the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Participatory Development Action Program (PDAP)
Date:
13 Oct 2012
Location:
Bangladesh

On the International Day for Disaster Reduction, women from the Participatory Development Action Program are holding a local level dialogue with authorities and stakeholders to share the risks women have identified in the slums to gain support for local action.

Driven by the theme Women and Girls: the [in]Visible Force of Resilience, International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) 2012 draws attention to what women and girls are doing to reduce disasters risks in their homes, communities, and societies.


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Themes:
Community-based DRR, Gender, Vulnerable Populations
Countries:
Bangladesh
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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