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International Day for Disaster Reduction 2011


AYON celebrated IDDR Day 2011 remarking with the variety of activities in collaboration with DPNet-Nepal. The activities were held inside and outside of Kathmandu Valley. The activities for IDDR 2011 were as follows:

In Kathmandu Valley

13th October 2011

National Symposium on “Importance of Participation of Youths and Children in DRR” at World Trade Centre, Tripureshwor, Kathmandu (8.30 am – 2.00 pm). Coordinated by DPNet-Nepal and AYON
Painting on Canvas by Street Children at Tripureshwor, in front of Dasharath Ranga Shala (with signature sheet along the streets for signature campaign, (9.00 am – 2 pm). Coordinated by AYON
Demonstration of Painting to the Public and Symposium Participants at Dasharath Ranga Shala (2.00pm – 2.30pm). Coordinated by AYON/DPNet-Nepal
Balloon Flying by Youths at Tripureshwor in front of Dasharath Ranga Shala (2.30pm – 3.00pm). The hydrogen balloon will be flown entailing the IDDR slogan and the balloons will be hanged at certain height. Coordinated by Activista Nepal
Mobile Exhibition in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur Districts (9.00am Onwards) demonstrating IEC materials for Disaster Risk Reduction with the initiatives made by different agencies. Coordinated by Youth In DRR (YDRR)
Signature Campaign at Tripureshwor, Kathmandu (8.30am onwards), the signature sheet will be handover to the concerned government authority. Coordinated by AYON
Awareness Rally by school children and child club members of KMC 12, 15, 19 & 20 (starting from Shanti Nikunja School, Ward No 20, Kathmandu at 10am), to aware the community people about disaster and its risk reduction measures to commemorate IDDR day. Coordinated by World Vision International Nepal , Kathmandu, ADP

Radio Programs

Sathi Sanga Man ka Kura ‘Chatting with my best friend’ Coordinated by UNICEF

· Issue: Fraternity / Episode: 536

Stations within Kathmandu Valley that broadcast SSMK:

1. Radio Nepal: 3:15 pm – 4:00pm (Saturday)

2. Kantipur FM: 5:00 pm – 6:00pm (Sunday)

3. Image FM: 7:00pm – 8:00pm (Monday)

4. Radio Upatekya: 5:00pm – 6:00pm (Monday)

5. Radio City: 5:00pm – 6:00pm (Thursday)

· Discussion and Interview Program

Citizen FM, Kathmandu: Thursday, Evening 8 pm. Coordinated by FSC Nepal

14th October 2011

Lok Dohori Program focusing on creating awareness for DRR practices with Youths and children at Lagankhel Chowk, Lalitpur (1pm onwards). Coordinated by Friend Service Council Nepal
Submission of Youths and Children Declaration to the concerned governmental authority (Afternoon). Coordinated by DPNet-Nepal

Out of Kathmandu Valley

Interaction Program and Debate Program in Kohalpur, Banke (13th October 2011, 11 am). Coordinated by DiMaNN and Banke DDRC
Rally and Public Speech Program in Bensisahar, Lamjung (13th October 2011, 9am). Coordinated by SOCOD-Nepal

Radio Programs

Discussion and Interview: Coordinated by DIMaNN and FSC Nepal

Radio Namaste, Butwal : 13th Oct, Thursday, Evening 7pm
Deiurali FM, Argakhanchi : 13th Oct, Thursday, Morning 8:15am

This year is about CHILDREN and YOUNG PEOPLE as partners for DRR

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