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Disaster Risk Reduction

On July 23 and 24, the Ministry of Emergency Situations, with the support of the Swiss SDC Foundation held a seminar under the theme “Awareness Strengthening in Communities” in Goris and Kapan.
There was presented the Hyogo Framework for Action program, recommendations to be presented at the Hyogo 2nd, the national strategy for disaster risk reduction, DRR processes at the local level, the concepts- threat, vulnerability, capacity, disaster risk and others.
In Goris and in Kapan the event was chaired by N. Grigoryan, colonel-general, deputy Minister
of Emergency Situations.
Kapan and Goris Aarhus Centers coordinators actively participated in both events.
The event also highlighted the role of our Aarhus Centers in resolving the mentioned problems. It was also noted that quick response and information centers will be created, which should cooperate with Goris and Kapan Aarhus Centers in disaster risk reduction, awareness raising and nature protection issues.

Nver Poghosyan
Coordinator of Goris Aarhus Center
Tell: (+374) 94 81 50 52, (+374) 096 09 08 95,
E-mail: info_goris@aarhus.am , nver.goris@mail.ru
Translated by Anush Beybutyan