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Since 1989 every year the International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction is celebrated around the world to encourage the individuals, communities and governments to get involved in constructing a disaster resilient environment. Accordingly, on Wednesday, October 10th, 2019 the SZABIST Islamabad Management Department with the directions of Professor Dr. M. Asif Khan arranged a seminar on International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction.
The guest speaker Mr. Ansar Ayyub, the consultant Training &CBDRM(FERRP) shed the light on importance of International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction for the vulnerable situation against several calamities on individual and communal level in Pakistan. He further advocated the economic, social, environmental consequences of failure to manage disaster risk, particularly for vulnerable groups in low and middle-income countries like Pakistan and stressed the youth to take step to get themselves educated to raise awareness about the source of natural hazards, associated risks and ways to reduce their impact.