We are Bandung Disaster Study Group (BDSG), a group of youths in Bandung, which focuses on disaster risk reduction and education for the society.
Indonesia is one of countries prone to various disasters, such as earthquake, fire, flood, typhoon, landslides, and others. Beside government or NGOs, we, as part of youth groups, can also have a significant role in disaster risk reduction. Using our expertise and skills, we can minimize the negative impacts from future disasters to the society by doing activities that reduce disaster risk. For example, comic-lover groups can make a short graphic story for children about how dangerous and life-threatening disasters could be, music groups can create a song that help kids remember what to do during a disaster, and so on.
This year, BDSG (Bandung Disaster Study Group), together with WASEND (Waseda Students Organization for the Education of Natural Disaster) and Japan Foundation will organize a workshop, themed “Youth Movement for Disaster Reduction”. This event is also part of Jak-Japan Matsuri 2012. In this workshop, each youth group will have an opportunity to learn about disaster risk reduction and how to incorporate it in their activities. We would like to invite you participate!
Date: Friday, 21 September 2012
Venue: The Japan Foundation Hall 2nd Floor, The Japan Foundation Jakarta, Gedung Summitmas I Lt. 2-3, Jl. Jenderal Sudirman, Kav. 61-62 Jakarta 12190
1. It is all free! (not including transportation to/from workshop location)
2. Snacks, certificate, merchandise, and door prizes for the lucky participants
3. Great opportunity to increase knowledge in disaster risk reduction from young experts and practitioners, from Indonesia and Japan
4. Chance to promote your group to others, make friends and connections with other young people with various background
How to Apply:
1. Download and fill the application form from bdg.disaster.studygroup, before September 10th, 2012.
2. The selected groups and representatives will be informed by email on September 14th, 2012.
3. Find the details in our Workshop TOR in https://dl.dropbox.com/u/93217358/Workshop%20TOR.pdf. For any questions or queries, please email to the abovementioned address or call/text to Agung Rizky Fajri (0813-2124-4760), Ribka Grace Ria Munthe (0818-0581-8141), or Mira Permata Sari Sasmita (0857-8025-1503).
We look forward to seeing you! ^_^