Resilience Festival at La Plaza

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Date: Thursday, October 13, 2016

Time: 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Location: La Plaza City of Knowledge

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), with the support of the City of Knowledge Foundation and on the International Day for Disaster Reduction, invite you to an evening of Jazz and photography exhibition: Resilience Festival at La Plaza, which will be held on Thursday, October 13.

The United Nations General Assembly has designated October 13 as the date to celebrate the International Day for Disaster Reduction, in order to promote a global culture of disaster reduction, including prevention and mitigation, as preparation activities.

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction includes goals aimed at increasing the number of national and local strategies for reducing disaster risk in 2020, as well as international cooperation with developing countries, and having a greater availability of early warning systems for multiple threats.