To mark the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, the Committee of Emergency and Civil Defense joined hands with UNDRR and UNICEF to organize a Children’s Drawing Contest in Dushanbe, with financial support from the European Union and USAID BHA
The workshop aimed to raise awareness of academia and the scientific community about disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation and the importance of early warning systems in facilitating early actions for saving lives.
On Saturday, as part of the IDDRND and Rescuer’s Day in Kazakhstan, 80 school children from 4 different schools, aged between 14 and 16, participated in an event entitled “Rules of conduct in emergency situations of natural and man-made nature”.
UNDRR with the financial support from the European Union, announces the “Sing for Resilience” musical contest for countries based in Central Asia to mark this year’s International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction.
Experts from Kazakhstan were trained to use the DesInventar-Sendai disaster loss management system thanks to the European Union (EU) funded project on strengthening disaster resilience in Central Asia.
In order to call for greater political attention on the increase of climate-related disasters in Europe and globally ahead of the COP27, the UN and EP held an exchange with policy-makers and resilience experts to craft recommendations for the way forward.
Local administrations of 9 Central Asian cities have been introduced today to the Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) global initiative, which helps to access and prevent disasters and create safe and sustainable conditions for city residents.
Through financial support from the European Union, the city of Dushanbe and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) conducted two self-assessment workshops focused on disaster resilience.