Duryog Nivaran assists 5th Asian Ministerial meeting to incorporate gender into DRM
The 5th Asian ministerial meeting on DRR (AMCDRR) was held in Yogyakarta, Republic of Indonesia from 22–25 October 2012. Duryog Nivaran (DN) was represented in the meeting through the participation of some of its steering committee and of its members. Among the DN members who participated were Practical Action, Sri Lanka and Nepal office, SEEDS and Sarista Foundation, India; and ADPC, Bangkok. DN played a key role in incorporating gender aspects into the declaration that came out of the 5th Asian Ministerial meeting.
Pre-conference meeting on gender
Asian ministers to meet in Indonesia to discuss impact of disasters on economic growth
More than 1,200 participants including 49 Government Ministers and high level delegates from Asia will gather next Tuesday in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, at the Fifth Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) where the devastating consequences of disaster losses across the region will be top of the agenda.
Duryog Nivaran Network and Practical Action join hands with UNFPA to share experienceand expertise on gender & disasters
Upon the request of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) for PA Practical Action and DuryogNivaran Network joined to share knowledge and experience on gender and disaster management at the training programme. The training workshop titledProtectionneeds of women and girls during emergency situations was held at the Hector KobbekaduwaAgricultural Research and Training Institute on 30th August2012.Audience of the training programme was the center managers of the WIN (Women in Need) network in Sri Lanka.