Friday, 2 July 2010

Disaster Risk Reduction Talk in Aceh

Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) is about protecting communities from hazards and minimizing their vulnerability to the risks of disaster before a catastrophe unfold. MERCY Malaysia will again be conducting a workshop and talk on DRR for the community in lieu with our aim to promote DRR as a daily practice, especially for those communities living in areas prone to disaster.

Date: Saturday, 3 July 2010
Time: 0900 - 1600 WIB
Venue: Tsunami Resource Centre, Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan (FKIP), Universitas Syiah Kuala, Banda Aceh, NAD, Indonesia
Organized by MERCY Malaysia and PKMI-CA

1. Ir. Zairulshafuddin Zainal Abidin - Introduction to MERCY Malaysia
2. Hafiz Amirrol - Disaster Management and the Community (click to download)
3. Norazam Abu Samah - Disaster Response and Recovery (click to download)
4. Puteri Yusof - Disaster Risk Reduction and Disaster Preparedness

The workshop will include disaster response simulation exercise to socialize the concept of DRR into practice.

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