Director General of Civil Defense heads Saudi Arabia's delegation to 7th Global Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction in Indonesia

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Bali, Indonesia, May 27, 2022, SPA -- Director General of Civil Defense, Lieutenant General Suleiman bin Abdullah Al-Amro, has headed the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s delegation participating in the Seventh Global Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction, titled “Transitioning from Risks to Resilience”, which kicked off in Indonesia.
Lieutenant General Al-Amro pointed out that the Kingdom participates with the international community in its efforts to protect societies and the environment, and that disasters are one of the biggest challenges facing development in countries of the world, noting its contributions to reducing disaster risks at the national, regional and international levels, as it took the initiative to adopt the objectives of the Sendai Framework, established National Risks Council, and prepared a national strategy to reduce disaster risks to achieve the goals and initiatives of the Kingdom's Vision 2030 and its sustainable development goals.
The forum discussed diversity in disaster risk reduction leadership, improving understanding and managing systemic risks, unveiling the global assessment report, inclusive and resilient recovery in urban contexts, data challenges and solutions for disaster risk management, and the general meeting for the mid-term review of the Sendai Framework.
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