Disaster risk mitigation in Palestine

Meeting or Conference
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)
26 Feb 2013
Palestinian Territory, Occupied
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
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.


Disaster Risk Management
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