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Director General of Civil Defense Heads Saudi Arabia's Delegation to 7th Global Session for Disaster Risk Reduction in Indonesia


The Director General of Civil Defense Lt Gen. Suleiman bin Abdullah Alamr heads the delegation of 7th Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction titled "the Transition from Risks to Resilience" The session organized by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRRK) and hosted by the Government of Indonesia. Lt Gen. Alamr indicated 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 hand 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 created 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 session discussed diversity in disaster risk reduction leadership, enhancing understanding and managing systemic risks, 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.