A symposium on ‘Urban Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction’, in Kathmandu, Nepal to showcase the programme in CBDRR and other sector work that is occurring in the urban context in Nepal, that inter-relates with urban CBDRR.

Objective of symposium

As significant investment has been done in urban CBDRR in Nepal, from implementing agencies, Government and donors. There continues to be a lot to learn and much that we, as a DRR/M community do not know or have not tested.  The objective of the symposium is to advance work in urban CBDRR in Nepal and to examine  how new research, lessons learnt, differing approaches and case studies can be applied to shape urban CBDRR moving forward.

Symposium theme

The  overarching theme of the symposium was  “Strengthening approaches to Urban Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction” with the following sub-themes:

-          Programmatic approaches to urban CBDRR / community development

-          Engagement of urban communities

-          Linkages and points of intersection between CBDRR with other sectors

Date: 3 December, 2013

Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Venue: Hotel Annapurna, Kathmandu

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