A training workshop designed to encourage and facilitate Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs), state-owned enterprises of the government, to undertake strategic business continuity planning and management as part of overall efforts for business resilience on 23 – 24 April, 2019. The training workshop was attended by 30 participants from PSUs of various departments of the Government of Bihar.
A three-day specialized training course on ‘Hospital Incident Command System (HICS)’ designed for hospital personnel was held on April 23-25, 2019 at 100 Bedded General Hospital, Rangamati, Bangladesh, with an aim to enhance capacity of the hospital command team to command, coordinate and control an emergency incident.
A two-day workshop on Hospital Risk Assessment (HRA) brought together 17 medical practitioners and representatives in 250 Bed District Sadar Hospital, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, to familiarize participants with ways to use and operationalize the hospital risk assessment and safety index developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) and Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).
A sensitization seminar on ‘Hospital Disaster Resilience and Safety’ was held at Dr. Milton Hall, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), Dhaka, Bangladesh on 1 April 2019 to familiarize health professionals about the risks hospitals face and how they can respond in an efficient manner during emergencies.
The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Pakistan, launched the revised National Disaster Response Plan (NDRP-2019) in collaboration with ADPC on 29 April, 2019. The NDRP-2019 covers the full spectrum of disaster response, outlining a framework for emergency response by different tiers of the government. The plan is an updated version of NDRP-2010 and has incorporated various lessons learned over the years.
ADPC, in collaboration with the Vietnam Disaster Management Authority (VDMA), organized a workshop and discussed ways to speed up urban resilience to climate change in Viet Nam, during a jointly organized workshop on 29 March, 2019, in Hanoi. Over 60 representatives from relevant government ministries, UN organizations, academic institutions, private sector, media and others participated in the discussion.
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