Kingdom to host international symposium on disaster management

September 12, 2009

Saudi Arabia will hold an International Symposium on Disaster Mmanagement in Riyadh October 3-6, 2009.  The symposium is organized by the Ministry of Interior's Civil Defense Department and will include representatives of more than thirty government agencies, local and international experts from the public and private sectors.

The objectives of the forum are the exchange ideas on disaster prevention and management and to identify appropriate mechanisms to activate voluntary work in the field of disasters management.

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