NEMA learning Japanese practice on disaster managementEnvironment
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Training is being held on the fourth day for preparing instructors under the topic ‘Disaster risk management with public participation’.
Co-organized by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the training is continuing in frames of the project on empowering the public for fighting dzud, forest and steppe fires, funded by the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR). It involved emergency department officials and experts in charge of workshop, promotion and prevention affairs from Ulaanbaatar city and localities. After conclusion of the training, the participants will hold workshop in their organizations and will realize activities of assessing disaster risks, planning actions for reducing possible disasters and damage, strengthening the adaptation to climate change and supporting the public participation and role.
Besides the above training, some officials from the NEMA were involved in training in Japan organized by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JAICA). They have organized workshop entitled ‘Japanese practice of disaster risk reduction’, and given lessons on Japanese disaster management, ‘Media role in disaster protection actions, ‘Functions of the Bokomi voluntary organization’, ‘Japanese policy and education on disaster protection’ and ‘Lessons from the earthquakes occurred in Hanshin and Awaji island’.