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Should disaster training be mandatory for mayors, candidates?

Should disaster training be mandatory for mayors, candidates?

disaster prep

Should mayors be required to undergo a disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM) training? This was what Sharon Arruejo, a Senior Weather Specialist at the state weather bureau PAGASA suggested on the second day of the DRRM workshop for media organized by the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) from January 27 to 29 in Tagaytay City. In the Philippines, a country prone to almost all types of natural disasters, it is the local government unit (LGU) that is…


Climate Data Now Key to Disaster Preparedness, First Responders Say

Climate change—and the extreme weather associated with it—is changing the way U.S. emergency response organizations operate, from how they spend their money to where they pre-position resources, a panel of military, emergency and climate science experts said Monday…


Nursing communities to health after disaster

While Richard is away for a couple of days, Ellen Fanning replays some of her favourite interviews from last year. After early experience nursing in remote Aboriginal communities, Amanda McClelland shifted her focus to public and emergency health. Through her work with the Australian Red Cross and Concern Worldwide she has been on the ground after typhoons and tsunamis, and amid famine and war. One of her greatest challenges was in West Africa during 2014 and 2015, where she coordinated the response of the Red Cross to the Ebola epidemic…

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