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Awareness Training on Disaster Risk Management and Review and Update of Dzongkhag Disaster Management and Contingency Plans

 (26-28 October 2022) The Department of Disaster Management, Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs, in collaboration with the Mongar Dzongkhag administration, and the Royal Bhutan Police, began the Disaster Management Risk Management advocacy and awareness programme in Mongar today. The programme started with the welcome by the Mongar Dzongkhag Disaster …

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Vacancy Announcement

The Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs is pleased to announce the following time bound project- based contract for the Strengthening Risk Information for Disaster Resilience Project under Department of Disaster Management. CLICK HERE for detail Vacancy announcementCLICK HERE for ToR, Project Coordinator

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Awareness on Disaster Management for BNBL (21-09-2022)

The Department of Disaster Management conducted awareness program on Disaster Risk Reduction for the employees of the Bhutan National Bank Limited. The awareness program was attended by more than 150 employees including the CEO and the Chiefs of Divisions. During the awareness program the employees were made aware of safety …

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Request for Expression of Interest

The Department of Disaster Management would like to invite the Expression of Interest from the interested individual consultants to develop the National Disaster Management and Contingency Plan. The EoI document and the ToR may be downloaded from the Department’s website at www.ddm.gov.bt. For further information please call 321004 during office hours. Download …

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Weather Remarks

Issue Date: 29th August 2022Issue Time: 4:00 PM Owing to the active monsoon phase, heavy rainfall is very likely over the southern parts of thecountry from 31st August till 1st September, 2022. Rest of the country is likely to receive light tomoderate rain during the same period. Source: NCHM For …

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Weather Remarks/ Advisory

Issue Date: 26/08/2022Issue Time: 6PM Owing to an active monsoon phase, heavy rainfall is very likely over the southern parts of thecountry on the 27th and 28th August 2022. Rest of the country is likely to receive light to moderaterainfall during the same period. Source: National Centre for Hydrology and …

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User training on Multi Hazard Risk Decision Support System (08-08-2022)

The Department of Disaster Management, Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs, started a three-day user training on Multi Hazard Risk Decision Support System, developed by the international consulting firm, DHI Water and Environments Private Limited, based in Singapore and funded by the World Bank. Mr. Tom Burkitt, a team leader …

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Three day training workshop for the Disaster Management Focal officials of offices inside the Tashi Chodzong (27/07/2022)

The Department of Disaster Management as mandated by the Disaster Management Act 2013 has facilitated the development of Disaster Management and Contingency Plan (DMCP) at various levels. Practical session Under the funding support from the World Bank project titled  “Strengthening Risk Information for Disaster Resilience in  Bhutan ” the DDM …

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Weather and Flood Advisory (15-06-2022)

Date: 15th June, 2022 -By NCHM Southwest summer monsoon has been active, since it’s once onset on 3rd June, over the country. There are observations from the stations receiving moderate to heavy rain from a few places in the Southern parts of the country. Due to the continuous rainfall over …

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GIS and 72-hour RAA workshop (13-17/06/2022)

GIS workshop for 72-hour Rapid Assessment Approach (RAA) is held at Hotel Mayto, Langjophakha -Thimphu from June 13, 2022 to June 17, 2022. 72-hour RAA is a GIS based decision support tool  for aiding in informed decision making for effective response during disaster especially earthquakes etc. Hands on practice The …

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