Tortola,Virging Islands (UK) October 13, 2009 (DDM) - The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is inviting the Territory to join in the observance of International Day of Disaster Reduction (IDDR) on Wednesday, 14th October under the theme, “Hospitals Safe from Disasters”.

Every 2nd Wednesday in October, countries around the world join the United Nations in launching campaigns to raise awareness, mobilize action and implement practices to reduce loss of life, as well as social and environmental damage as a result of disasters.

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