On October 1, 2019, in the framework of the USAID Zrda Activity, Association Rural Development for Future Georgia (RDFG) Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Center together with the representatives of the Gori Municipality City Hall discussed the Emergency Management Plan after which it was approved by both sides. At the meeting, it was agreed that on October 11, 2019, the document will be presented at the Gori Municipality Assembly meeting for official adoption. The meeting was attended by Shota Kublashvili, RDFG Emergency Management and Disaster Risk Reduction Expert, Erasti Elijanashvili, the Deputy Mayor of the city of Gori and Nona Tateshvili, USAID Zrda Activity representative.
USAID Zrda Activity is a five-year program designed to promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth in target regions. As it is impossible to support the sustainable economic development without creating safe environment, the project consists of disaster risk reduction activities on the local level, elaborating municipal emergency management plans according to modern standards and implementing relevant methods at the level of instructions. Within the project, DRR activities are being implemented by the Association Rural Development for Future Georgia (RDFG) and DRR Center of RDFG.