South Africa commemorates International Day for Disaster Reduction

The 13th of October marks the United Nations' International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR). 

The day is part of the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction's global awareness campaign which raises awareness on disaster risk reduction to spark public interest and prevent loss and damage from hazards and  disasters.

This year South Africa will commemorate the IDDR on 12 October in Tshwane. Read more