Disaster risk mitigation in Palestine

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
An-Najah National University, Earth Sciences and Seismic Engineering Center (NNU)
Other organizer:
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States (UNISDR ROAS)
Date:
26 Feb 2013
Location:
Palestinian Territory, Occupied
Venue:
NNU New Campus. - Registration and Opening Ceremony to be held in the Prince Turki Bin Abdul Aziz Theater - Workshop sessions to be held in the Korean - Palestinian IT Institute of Excellence, Conference Hall
Language:
Arabic, English
On the occasion of launching the activities of the SASPARM project Seismic Risk Mitigation in Palestine, under the patronage of the President of An-Najah National University (NNU); Professor Rami Hamdallah, and the visit of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for disaster risk reduction Ms. Margareta Wahlstrom, the Urban Planning and Disaster Risk Reduction Center at the University is having a workshop entitled: Disaster Risk Mitigation in Palestine.

The main discussion topics of the workshop are:
• How to make cities more resilient?
• Safe public institutions (Schools and hospitals)
• An overview of the SASPARM project (funded by EU - FP7 projects)

The workshop will also include a panel session. The panel will be comprised of representatives from ministries and Palestinian institutions engaged in Disaster Risk Reduction.

How to register

By Invitation, please call +970 9-2344121 for more information.

Keywords

Themes:
Disaster Risk Management
Countries:
Palestine, State of
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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