IDDR 2012: SAARC regional essay competition
On the occasion of International Day for Disaster Reduction on 13th October 2012, a regional essay competition shall be held among the children in the SAARC region in collaboration with the UNISDR.
The objectives of the competition would be to:
- To create awareness among the young generation about disaster risk reduction in the SAARC region;
- To provide an opportunity to the young to observe and respond to the specific issues concerning women and girls on the theme of emerging concern in the region; and
- To promote regional cooperation for DRR among the people of the region.