Disaster risk reduction in Central Asia, building partnerships to secure development gains: issue 2 , October-December 2009

This magazine provides considerable updated information on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in the Central Asia region. It also contributes to strengthening partnerships and to mobilising resources for regional DRR operations. It aims to contribute to making the region more efficient and better prepared to build a safer and more resilient environment.

The main goal of this second issue is to reflect the activity of the European Commission Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO) partners in Central Asia, as well as the key event and initiatives in the region. This quarterly information bulletin is issued by UNISDR Dushanbe office at the request of ECHO for Central Asia.

Table of content: (i) Second Regional Consultative Meeting for Disaster Risk Reduction in Central Asia; (ii) Central Asia and Caucasus Disaster Risk Management Initiative; (iii) Safer communities; (iv) Schools and communities prepared for emergencies; (v) Acting together for disaster resilience; (vi) Mountain communities and natural disasters; (vii) Fourth International ECO Conference on disaster risk management; (viii) Natural disasters and climate change in Tajikistan; (ix) UNISDR CA publications in 2009; (x) International Day for Disaster Reduction; (xi) International news; (xii) Regional news; and (xiii) Calendar of events.
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