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“Reporting from the one but last day of the WCDRR:

Negotiations are almost complete on the framework, the governments are still trying to finalist it though. Sitting now at the Children and Youth conference listening to Hikata from Japan talking about her experiences after the great earthquake. They have just … Continue reading

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6 AMCDRR Photo Gallary

Dr. Vishaka Hildellage presenting the voluntary commitments of the Gender Stakeholder Group at the final plenary Looking forward to Sendai…! See more pictures.  

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6th AMCDRR Highlights

 The 6AMCDRR was concluded with a beautiful performance of traditional drumming and dancing, after all the speeches were done. One of the highlights was a lovely dance by girls who transformed to beautiful dancers just after performing a stunning and … Continue reading

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6 Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR)

(from their official web site – http://6thamcdrr-thailand.net/6thamcdrr) We, Ramona, Mathi, Actuyut and Vishaka are at the Centara Grand convention centre here in Bangkok since last evening. Despite the political situation in Thailand it looks like the 6AMCDRR (6th Asian Ministerial … Continue reading

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We look forward to your inputs…!

Women as a force in resilience building, gender equity in DRR ‘Women as a force in resilience building, gender equity in DRR’ is one of the seven key areas that has been identified for further exploration in the Asia Pacific … Continue reading

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COMMUNITY BASED DISASTER RISK REDUCTION IN SRI LANKA

 A compendium of good practices. This compendium presents good practices of the community based disaster risk reduction (CBDRR) approach implemented under a Disaster Preparedness project in the North and East of Sri Lanka, supported by the Disaster Preparedness ECHO (DIPECHO). … Continue reading

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“RESILIANCE” What is it all about?

An experience sharing seminar will be held at the Disaster Managment Center Sri Lanka, on the 20th September 2013, form 3.00pm onwards. The key note speaker will be Mr. Marcus Oxley, the Executive Director of Global Network of Civil Society Organization … Continue reading

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