Friday, November 21, 2008

CBDRM Workshop by DIPECHO and Welthungerhilfe

The Disaster Management division of the European Commission Humanitarian Aid Office (ECHO), Welthungerhilfe of Germany and Ramakrishna Mission of West Bengal jointly organized a State Level Workshop on Community Based Disaster Risk Management on the theme : "Lessons Learned and the Road Ahead" on 19 - 20, Nov 2008 at Narendrapur. The program was inaugurated by Dr. Hoeper of Welthungerhilfe and Swami Asaktanananda. The entire program was coordinated by Dr. Joachim Schemerbeck and moderated by Puthumai A. Nazarene, with assistance from the staff of Ramakrishna Mission. The meeting was attended by over 60 scholars, research students, International organizations, NGO activists and village level leaders. It was also wonderful to note that representatives from UNICEF, UNDP and the World Bank too took time to make their presence felt. Some of the presentations given at the venue are available at the Public Library of this site. You may also avail of it by going directly into the folder : Climate and Disaster Management

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