International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction in Vietnam

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Host:
Vietnam Red Cross Society
Date:
12 Oct 2017
Location:
Viet Nam (Nghe An)

On the occasion of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDR) 2017, the Government of Vietnam has taken steps to address catastrophic risks by introducing new legislation documents, strengthening disaster preparedness and response capacity, as well as establishing a community-based national risk management program.

This program has targeted to support 6,000 communes (approximately 50% of all communes nationwide) by 2020. In order to celebrate IDDR 2017, the Viet Nam Red Cross Society in collaboration with the Central Committee for Natural Disaster Control and Prevention and National Committee for Search and Rescue, will organize a meeting and Disaster Risk Reduction awareness raising in Vinh City of Nghe An province.

Targeted audiences/beneficiaries

  • Viet Nam Red Cross staff

  • Central Committee for Natural Disaster Control and Prevention and National Committee for Search and Rescue staff

  • Local authorities and mass organizations

  • Local volunteers and community members


Keywords

Themes:
Disaster Risk Management
Hazards:
Flood
Countries:
Viet Nam
Regions:
Asia
5th Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction in May 2017 5th Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction in May 2017.
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