International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

 

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction began in 1989, after a call by the United Nations General Assembly for a day to promote a global culture of risk-awareness and disaster reduction. Held every 13 October, the day celebrates how people and communities around the world are reducing their exposure to disasters and raising awareness about the importance of reining in the risks that they face. The 2019 edition continues as part of the “Sendai Seven” campaign, centred on the seven targets of the Sendai Framework. This year will focus on Target (d) of the Sendai Framework, reduce disaster damage to critical infrastructure and disruption of basic services.

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  WFP Bhutan is seeking a qualified person for Programme Policy Officer (National Officer – NOB), based in Thimphu, Bhutan : VA 105783. Please click on this link https://career5.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer…for more details. Deadline for application is Sunday, 30 June 2019 (midnight – Bhutan time) Note: Candidates are requested to create an account in the system before applying […]

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International Experience from National Colleagues

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CSO Bhutan Capacity Building Workshop

A two-day CSO Bhutan capacity building workshop based on applied learning principles was organized by the UN Bhutan in collaboration with Bhutan Foundation, Civil Society Organization Authority and partners from Australia. .

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