Category Archives: Dilijan city

SEMINAR ON THE INTRODUCTION OF THE EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS DISASTER MANAGEMENT GUIDELINES IN DILIJAN

On November 22, a training on the introduction of the Education institutions Disaster Management Guidelines for Dilijan city Education Institutions was conducted in Dilijan.

The seminar was organized by Dilijan Municipality, RA MES Regional Rescue service, UN Development Programme, World Bank, DRR National Platform Foundation, RA MES Crisis Management State Academy, Dilijan DRR Community Platform and ”LORE” rescue team specialists in the frame of ”Risk Informed Urban Development” programme implemented by UNDP Regional Office and funded by ”Catalytic fund”.

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Seminar for Dilijan DRR Community Platform representatives

On October 18 an introductory seminar on ”Basics of Disaster Risk Management” was organized and carried out for Dilijan DRR Community Platform (DRR CP) members․

The aim/objective of the seminar was to introduce the international approaches of disaster risk management and its localization format.

The following topics were introduced during the seminar:
• Sustainable development goals and Sendai Framework for Action,
• “Making Cities Resilient” global campaign of UNISDR
• ”Disaster Risk Management. DRR component inclusion in development processes”.
• Disaster Risk Management international approaches and Armenian experience.
The seminar was attended by 29 participants, 16 men and 13 women.

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A meeting/training for Dilijan community resilience team

September 30-October 1, 2016 in the frame of ”Risk Informed Urban Development” programme implemented by the UN Development Programme (UNDP), a meeting/training was held in Tsaghkadzor for the Dilijan community resilience team.

The main aim of the meeting was to apply the local government self-assessment tool (LG-SAT) jointly with Dilijan local authorities (UNISDR “Making cities resilient. My city is getting ready’’ global campaign). After application of the tool, based on the obtained results , Dilijan resilience team jointly with the support UNDP and DRR National Platform will develop “Action plan for the development of resistant Dilijan”, which later will help integration of DRR component in sectoral development programs.

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THE START OF ”RISK INFORMED URBAN DEVELOPMENT” PROGRAMME IN DILIJAN CITY

September 5, 2016 in the frame of ”Risk Informed Urban Development” programme implemented by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) Regional Office and funded by the “Catalytic fund”, the first meeting-discussion was held in Dilijan community, where the main purposes of the project and planned activities were introduced.

Highlighting sustainable development processes of the city and surrounding communities, in 2015 Dilijan city joined the UN International Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) «Making cities resilient. My City is Getting Ready “global campaign and undertook to implement its ten essentials.

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