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NDW-NCDHR a member to the delegation of six members, representing South Asia, called the Asia Dalit Rights Forum (ADRF), composed of members from Dalit organisations in Nepal (Feminist Dalit Organisation and Jagaran Media Centre) and Bangladesh (Nagorik Udhyog) participated in the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR), from 22-26 June 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand, under the main theme, “Promoting Investments for Resilient Nations and Communities”. The 6th AMCDRR was hosted by the Government of Thailand and the United Nations office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction).
The delegation from ADRF submitted the Statement on the Inclusion of communities affected by Caste Based Discrimination (CBD) in Disaster Risk Reduction to the Asian Disaster Reduction and Network (ADRRN, officially recognised platform for feeding into the Post 2015 DRR Framework. Here you can read the Statement.
The concerns related to social exclusion contained in the Statement were incorporated in the final Statement of Voluntary Commitments of Civil Society Organizations for the 6th Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction. Linked here is the same- http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/policies/v.php?id=38081&pid:0.