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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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Training on Drones for Emergency Preparedness and Response (02-09/06/2022)

To build capacity of frontliners and key technical institutions involved in disaster management, a six-day ‘Training on Drones for Emergency Preparedness and Response’, organized by the Department of Disaster Risk Management in collaboration with the World Food Programme (WFP), began today. Drone demonstration by Raj Bikram-Nepal Flying Laps The training, …

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Sensitization of DRM, orientation on ICS and conduct Tabletop simulation exercise (31/05/2022 to 03/06/2022-Zhemgang)

The Department of Disaster Management, Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs in collaboration with the Dzongkhag Administration, Zhemgang began a four-day programme on sensitization of Disaster Risk Management (DRM), orientation on Incident Command System (ICS) and conduct Tabletop simulation exercise and update of Dzongkhag Disaster Management and Contingency Plan from …

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DRM Sensitization, ICS Orientation and Tabletop Simulation Exercise. (25-29 May 2022-Trashiyangtse)

DRM Sensitization, Incident Command System (ICS) Orientation and Tabletop Simulation Exercise. (25-29 May 2022) The Department of Disaster Management, Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs in collaboration with the Dzongkhag Administration, Trashi Yangtse, began a four-day programme on sensitization of Disaster Risk Management, orientation on Incident Command System (ICS) and conduct Tabletop simulation exercise and update of Dzongkhag Disaster Management …

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Flood Advisory (15.05.2022)

There is an observation of increased water level due to continuous rainfall for the past fewdays in some of the places located in the southeastern part of the country. There is a forecast of more rain in the next 72 hours (16 to 18 May) accordingly, flashfloods, landslides, and riverine …

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Weather Advisory (15.05.2022)

For the past 5 days, few places in the south received moderate to heavy rain. Owing to the strong south westerly winds from the Bay of Bengal towards North East India and thewestern disturbance, there is forecast of moderate to heavy rain in the southern parts of the countryduring the …

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Geoinformation System (GIS) Digitization Workshop (9-13/05/2022)- Haa

The spatial data can leverage every activity of the  disaster management phases from preparation to response. With the spatial data disaster management activities can be precisely linked to the actual ground like what is planned where, what is done where, what happened where.  The openstreetmap (OSM) is an open source …

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