Food Security in Disaster Risk Reduction Newsletter - Vol. 1 Issue 12, November 2011
FAO and CARE co-host Regional DRR and FS/DRR Workshop
FAO and CARE joined hands in organizing the second DIPECHO/ECHO threeday regional workshop on “Experiencebased Disaster Risk Reduction in the Southeast Africa and Southwest Indian Ocean Region” in Johannesburg, South Africa from 25 to 27 October 2011. The workshop aimed at collating lessons learned and best practices from the DIPECHO II and ECHO FS/DRR interventions, both in terms of the operations and implementation, to inform future programming, advocacy and resource mobilisation strategies. In attendance were 87 participants representing country implementing partners and governments from Madagascar, Malawi and Mozambique, regional project partners (CARE, FAO, COOPI and UN-Habitat), UN agencies (WFP, OCHA, UNISDR regional office) and donor agencies (ECHO, OFDA).