NGO Desk :: NARRI Consortium along with Disaster Management Bureau (DMB) and other national & international NGOs observed the “International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction – 2012”. This year the theme “women and girls-the invisible force of resilience” had been selected to encourage female participation in the disaster risk reduction programmes for effectively minimizing disaster risk. Celebrating the day a lot of activities were taken by the Government with the partnership of different donor agencies and national & international NGOs. NARRI Consortium had taken a lot of activities to celebrate the day over the country. One of the important events of the day was attending the IDDR fair at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre. Islamic Relief Bangladesh on behalf of NARRI Consortium organized a stall on the day. The Honorable Minister of Ministry of Disaster Management & Relief Mr. Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali MP, The Secretary, Ministry of Disaster Management & Relief Mr. Dr. M Aslam Alom, and The UN Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh Mr. Neal Walker visited the NARRI Consortium stall along with other delegates. Mr. Shabel Firuz, Country Director of Islamic Relief Bangladesh was present on the occasion. Different IEC materials, Video documentary, Emergency Kits and tools for disaster, Training materials produced by NARRI Consortium were displayed at the stall. People had great interest on NARRI for collecting materials and they were provided NARRI web link for further query.
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