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Engaging Youth Volunteers for DRR

Learn how the Himalayan Climate Initiative mobilizes national volunteers for disaster preparedness and sustainable development. The Initiative engages and educates youth volunteers who help demonstrate and advocate resiliency among community members. Some of the notable achievements of the young volunteers so far are helping build 696 resilient homes, providing 1,100 scholarships to children in distress, and providing job placement for 679 needy women. The National Volunteer Peacetime Actions also conducts youth-to- youth counseling and other advocacy campaigns.

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