NEMA to cooperate with U.S. State Department in disaster preventionSociety
Ulaanbaatar /MONSTAME/ The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) established a memorandum of cooperation with the United States State Department on September 29. NEMA Chief, Brigadier General G.Ariunbuyan and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Mongolia Michael S. Klecheski signed the agreement.
During the signing ceremony, NEMA Chief G.Ariunbuyan said, “The signing of the memorandum elevates Mongolia-U.S. cooperation in disaster prevention to a new level. Under the memorandum, the sides will cooperate in advancing Mongolia’s disaster management system, organizing training for emergency personnel and the public and joint exercises, improving disaster medical response, and providing emergency personnel with academic training in the United States”
Mongolia and the United States have been cooperating in disaster prevention since 1992. NEMA works together with the U.S. Forest Service, Alaska National Guard, U.S. Army Pacific, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, and other organizations in disaster prevention and personnel training.