On 4 October 2022 in Dushanbe city (Tajikistan) within the frame of the Regional Forum – Meeting of the Heads of Emergency Authorities of Central Asian countries an extended meeting of the Regional Scientific and Technical Council (RSTC) took place with a participation of Central Asian national focal points of Sendai Framework for DRR and representatives of international organizations.
Organizer of the extended meeting of RSTC is the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan with support of the UNDRR, World Bank and CESDRR.
During the meeting, the findings of the new regional risk assessment for Central Asia and selected country reports with a focus on strengthening resilience of the social protection systems were presented.
Furthermore, roundtables were held where participants discussed prospects for emergency preparedness and response through disaster risk financing and the role of the RSTC in supporting disaster risk management agenda in the region. In addition, the participants learnt about additional models for disaster risk assessment in the region from other development partner initiatives (ADB).