IDDR 2017 and 40th Anniversary of the Flood in Rossiglione Municipality

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Beigua UNESCO Global Geopark
Date:
13 Oct 2017
Location:
Italy (Rossiglione (GE))
Venue:
10 Sala Polivalente di Rossiglione

During the International Day for Disaster Reduction, on 13th October 2017, Beigua UNESCO Global Geopark is going to promote with local schools an event to remember the 40th anniversary of the dreadful flood which affected the Rossiglione Municipality on 6th October 1977.

The event has been organized in collaboration with all local authorities and local civil protection volunteers and will involve children of the primary school and teenagers of high school of Rossiglione. The students will visit the place where the flood occurred and will receive information not only about the causes of the flood but also on national and local policy about the reduction of natural hazards.

At the end of the visit, the students will move to the cinema in the Municipality of Rossiglione to watch original videos and photos about the flood on 1997 and listen to some testimonies by the older local people who experienced the natural disaster in 1977.


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Themes:
Advocacy & Media, Disaster Risk Management
Hazards:
Flood
Countries:
Italy
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