Denmark to Host International Workshop on Tsunami Preparedness

The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ website stated that Denmark is hosting an international workshop focusing on strengthening preparedness to water related natural disasters in countries hit by the 2004 Tsunami, during 16-18 November.
         Denmark will be hosting an international workshop focusing on local preparedness to water related natural disasters and strengthening the resilience of local communities in coastal areas.
         The workshop is organized and held in close collaboration with UN’s Secretariat for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR).
         Participants at the workshop are representatives from Sri Lanka, Indonesia, India, Thailand, Bangladesh and Malaysia.
The purpose of the workshop is to promote dialogue between governments and decision makers and actors at local community level.
         Conclusions and recommendations from the workshop will be used as good practices in future actions promoting disaster risk reduction.
         More information can be viewed on http://www.um.dk/

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