According to press statement issued here on Tuesday, the day was observed to remember the global commitment according to Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
(2015- 2030) aiming to reduce global disaster mortality, number of affected people, direct disaster economic loss, disaster damage to critical infrastructure especially disruption of basic services and increase resilience by 2030.
He recommended that adequate resources and their efficient utilization have critical importance for effective disaster risk reduction
measures in the province.
During the meeting, the Minister thanked the UNDP Regional Bureau for its assistance in the field of disaster risk reduction
and briefed on the results of the joint work.
The first meeting of the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction
held in Yokohama in 1994 issued the "Yokohama Strategy and Plan of Action for a Safer World" and the second conference held in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, in 2005, adopted the "Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015.
Japan will implement cooperation for disaster risk reduction
special to Japan that effectively combines three approaches: non-material assistance, material assistance and the promotion of global and region-wide cooperation," Abe said, according to the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA).
The recommendations of this report will assist engineers, planners and policy makers at national, regional, state, and local levels to move from a nation that is primarily reactive to coastal disasters to one that invests wisely in coastal risk reduction
and builds resilience among coastal communities.
Majali commended the agency's role in supporting many of the programs related to disaster risk reduction
and strengthening the capacity of local communities to cope with risks.
The DFA said the conference is being held at a "crucial" time when the decade-old Hyogo Framework of Action (HFA) adopted by the world community as the global paradigm on disaster risk reduction
and management (DRRM) is about to end in 2015.
Disaster Risk Reduction
(DRR) publications will also be available at the booth.
The conference will help in sharing of experiences, views and ideas, present findings of research and action and explore opportunities for mutual cooperation in the field of Disaster Risk Reduction
An official said the objective of workshop is to update administrators, managers and policy makers about the role of United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
(UNISDR), for seeking assistance during and after disasters.
methods for occupational safety and health.