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October 13: DRR International Day

October 13: DRR International Day

13.10.2012

Within the framework of the fourth direction of the “Building Safer Local Communities in South Caucasus” project, which is  “Raising public awareness on Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change”, trainings and children quizzes were organized in four schools of Yerevan and Gyumri dedicated to DRR International Day.

All the participants were awarded with incentive prizes. Moreover, all schools and participants of the training sessions were provided with posters and other printed materials on disasters, which the territory of the Republic of Armenia is prone to. The aim of the trainings was to show pupils the importance and necessity of disaster preparedness as well as to instill the spirit of volunteerism.