Youth contributes to Disaster Risk Reduction in Central Asia

28 March 2019

A UNESCO regional workshop on the mobilization of youth and young professionals in science for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in Central Asia was held in Almaty.

Young participants from across the region met to discuss opportunities for young people to contribute to DRR, to explore relevant research institutions, to get acquainted with reports from international organizations, as well as presentations on the work of government agencies in disaster prevention and response.

At the end of the workshop, one of the participants shared her impressions of the event with us.

Zumrat Munarova is a bachelor student of Water resources and water use programme, she studies hydropower issues.

Zumrat also explained why disaster risk reduction is important in Central Asia region, and that young people can enhance the resilience of communities they live in.


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