Regional Workshop on Innovative Approaches to Flood Risk Reduction in the Mekong Basin, Thailand, October 17 - 19
This workshop organized by the Mekong River Commission(MRC), Asian Disaster Preparedness Center(ADPC) and Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Technische Zusammenarbeit(GTZ) was held on from October 17 to 19 at Charoen Thani Princes Hotel , Khon Kaen, (Northwest of Thailand) with 120 participants from 16 countries. The objectives of the Workshop is to provide an opportunity for the disaster risk reduction practitioners in countries around the Mekong and the wider region to share experiences and lessons learned, identify emerging trends, issues and strategies and develop partnerships to promote flood risk reduction.
Mr. Kritphet Sipan, Vice Governor of Khon Kaen city, said at the closing remarks, "I consider this workshop to have been extremely useful, valuable, given the large group of government agencies, international organizations, and local civil society organizations that participated".
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