March in Montreal: Fifth Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas

Joining delegates from 50 countries and territories from across the Americas, four Latin American representatives of the Community Practitioners Platform (CPP) for Resilience, sponsored by Huairou, braved icy temperatures and frozen streets in Montreal earlier this month. They were taking part in the Fifth Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in the Americas (7-9 March 2017), organized by UNISDR and hosted by the Government of Canada, as a means to galvanize regional cooperation on implementing the Sendai Framework for DRR.

Haydee Rodriguez (Unión de Cooperativas de Mujeres Las Brumas, Nicaragua), Josefina Miculax (Fundación Guatemala, Guatemala), Diocelinda Iza (Movimiento de Mujeres Luna Creciente/OMICSE, Ecuador), Relinda Sosa (GROOTS Peru/CONAMOVIDI, Peru), with staff support from Manuela Pinilla and Tatiana Fazio, represented the CPP at various high-level events and stakeholder discussions with policymakers, practitioners, experts and disaster risk managers.

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Source: Huairou Commission

Find details on the event also at UNISDR website.

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