ActionAid (Northeast Regional Office) in collaboration with Guwahati Press Club has organized a State level media workshop on Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change on October 3, 2009 at Hotel Landmark. The programme will begin at 10.30 am. Dr. Dulal C. Goswami, eminent environmentalist and current visiting faculty of Department of Environmental Sciences, Gauhati University will participate in the workshop as the key speaker. The Assam government Deputy Secretary, Revenue and Disaster Management Department, Nandita Hazarika will speak on disaster risk and safe schooling in the State.
An interactive session on the role of media on the disaster risk reduction and climate change especially on local context will also be organized. Interested member-journalists are requested to contact the press club office as early as possible.