Information Package on how to Behave in Emergencies is Presented in Azerbaijani Language

 

On April 11 the EU-funded PPRD East Programme presented the information materials in Azerbaijani language under the Public Awareness Rising Campaign on civil protection, disaster management and disaster risk reduction. Manuals were presented in the course of the Third meeting of the National Advisory Group in Baku.


In Particular, in the framework of information campaign the Guide for family on how to behave in emergencies, interactive poster and social advertisement video were presented.

 

Purpose of the campaign is to raise awareness of broad public on civil protection, disaster management and disaster risk reduction making a particular focus on increase of individual behavior culture and involvement of citizens in preparedness, increase of readiness and response to disasters.

 

Additionally, the organizers intend to attract national and local mass media attention to ways of risk reduction through cooperation of citizens with rescue teams before, during and after disasters.

 

Representatives of various divisions of the Ministry of Emergencies of Azerbaijan, Republican Centre of Seismic Service of the National Academy of Sciences, Ministries of Health, Economy and Industry, Foreign Affairs, Ecology and Natural Resources as well as other representatives of public took part in the meeting.

 

Link to the publication of the TREND News Agency: http://www.trend.az/news/society/2262049.html

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