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NEMO disaster risk training underway

Posted: Wednesday, July 25, 2018. 1:22 pm CST.

By BBN Staff: Breaking Belize News had reported of a three-day training hosted by the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) and the United Nations’ Emergency Task Team.

Today, NEMO is hosting day 2 of the training on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Emergency Management.

The training is being held at the Dream Valley Resort in Teakettle, Cayo District.

It is being attended by NEMO National & District Committee members and other stakeholders.

The training covers gender equality in the context of disaster risk reduction, climate change adaption in the execution of emergency management duties, emergency care for the vulnerable in times of disaster, and damage assessment and needs analysis (DANA) aimed at improving capacity in providing sector reports as part and parcel of the national report to meet international standard.

A key presenter today is Tisa Grant, Liaison Officer for United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) in the Caribbean.

Minister of NEMO, Edmond Castro will address participants, organizers, and presenters this afternoon.

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