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Provention Annual Forum 2008
April 8-10, Panama City, Panama


"From Grassroots to Global: People-Centered Disaster Risk Reduction"

Organized in partnership with the IFRC Zonal Office in Panamá, the 2008 Forum fostered cross-disciplinary and cross-regional linkages and learning by bringing ProVention partners and relevant stakeholders together from around the globe. In addition, the Annual Forum aimed to produce recommendations for government authorities and international actors on how to support bottom-up change related to DRR, and to inform the strategic direction and work plan development of the ProVention Secretariat for 2009 and beyond.

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Opening speech

"Risk management: from the mission of hope to the obligation of a miracle"
By Gustavo Wilches-Chaux, La Red – Colombia

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Provention Consortium Forum 2008 - Evaluation

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Back ground materials

"The role and power of women and indigenous groups in managing disaster risk"
Video from Antigua workshop on The role and power of women and indigenous groups in disaster risk management which took place on March 12-14, 2008

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkEBlXF7Sqo

   
   

 

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