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Mangaluru youth at World Congress on Disaster Management

Mangaluru youth at World Congress on Disaster Management

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Mangaluru, Nov 17, 2015:Two young professionals from Mangaluru have been invited as speakers at the 2nd World Congress on Disaster Management, to be hosted by the Government of Andhra Pradesh at Andhra University in Visakhapatnam from November 19 onwards.

Edmond Fernand.Mangaluru based Public Health Professional Dr Edmond Fernandes is the Chief Executive Officer, Centre for Health and Development and Dr Saurabh Dalal, the Director of Institute for Disasters, Emergencies and Accidents – will speak at the World Congress.

The World Congress on Disaster Management will address the interconnected complexities in today’s society.

The environmental, technical, social and economic risks are often closely linked and can result in cascading impacts with serious life-changing consequence.

The world congress brings together scientists, policy makers, practitioners and key players from civil society, governments, NGOs – to share knowledge, provide recommendations and share experiences while discussing strategies to be adopted. Dr Edmond Fernandes will be addressing the World Congress on the theme of “Empowering community participation for creating disaster resilience” while Dr Saurabh Dalal will be speaking on “disaster health in emergency.”

Courtesy : DHNS

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