Posted on August 31, 2018

The Regional Workshop on Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction organised by the Permanent Committee for Emergency in cooperation with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) with the participation of a number of staff members and representatives of concerned authorities in the country has concluded.

Ehe closing of the four-day workshop was attended by Director General of Public Security Major General Saad bin Jassim al Khulaifi (pictured), who is also the chairman of the Permanent Committee for Emergency. The event was attended by a number of officers from the Ministry of Interior.

The workshop also attended by experts from the UNISDR, touched on a number of topics on the ways to limit natural disasters and promote the national ways to coordinate in order to limit those disasters, all part of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. The workshop discussed the international frameworks and Arab strategy on the matter. The attendees highlighted the importance of forums and national committees to plan strategies, support policies and make decisions on disaster risk reduction. They reviewed the progress made by the government to implement the Sendai framework and other important related topics.

The workshop aims to promote the efforts of the State of Qatar to prepare a report on disaster risk reduction and increase the capacities and skills of employees of concerned authorities in the country.