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Promoting dialogue on good practices through an MoU with FICCI

Promoting dialogue on good practices through an MoU with FICCI

19 May 2019

Gevena, Switzerland

Mr. Rubaab Sood, Head, Disaster Management & Additional Director, FICCI, and Mr. Hans Guttman, Executive Director, ADPC sign an MoU

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) on 17 May, 2019. The MoU engages ADPC and FICCI’s interest in promoting disaster risk management (DRM) with emphasis on the private sector in India.

Mr. Rubaab Sood, Head, Disaster Management & Additional Director FICCI and Mr. Hans Guttman, Executive Director, ADPC, signed the MoU in Geneva on the sidelines of the 2019 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR).
Both ADPC and FICCI will further strive for the development of prioritized training courses through the collaboration. The training courses will focus on corporate sector-specific needs and demands while keeping in line with the priority areas of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR).

Through promoting dialogue on good practices and lessons learned, both organizations will focus collaborative efforts to promote DRM capacities of various sectors in India. The MoU is expected to move forward corporations and commercial organization’s efforts to enhance their understanding and promotion of DRM both individually and through establishing joint projects.

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