Cairo
Egypt

IDDR 2015 at the United Nations Seventieth Anniversary in Egypt

Organizer(s) United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States Ahmose Team (Civilizations' Meeting Point NGO) United Nations Development Programme - Egypt
Venue
Gezira Youth Centre (Zamalek)
Date

Under the umbrella of the UN 70th anniversary celebration in Egypt, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction-Regional Office for Arab States (UNISDR ROAS) is organizing an awareness campaign under the theme "International Day for Disaster Reduction 2015 - Knowledge for Life" at the Gezira Youth Center in Zamalek, Cairo. The campaign will focus on the importance of traditional, indigenous and local knowledge to complement modern science and add to an individual’s and societies’ resilience.

Making use of space and youth presence factor, UNISDR ROAS has partnered with the Egyptian NGO Ahmose, an initiative from the Meeting Point of Civilizations non-governmental organization, especialized in forming teams of volunteers that work in the scope of Disaster Risk Reduction, Ecology, Assistance and Rescue.

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