When :from Wednesday 15 January, 2014 09:30 to Wednesday 15 January, 2014 17:30
Type of event :Meeting by Member States or Institutions
Where :Sector Meeting Room, Paris, France
This first meeting organized by the European and Mediterranean Major Hazards Agreement (EUR-OPA Agreement) and hosted by UNESCO, aims at fostering adaptation and resilience to disasters for people with disabilities.
The meeting will present an overview of the situation of people with disabilities related to disaster risk reduction in the EUR-OPA Member States, as well as good practices. A Report, Guidelines and Recommendations on including people with disabilities in disaster preparedness and response will be presented and discussed.