Workshop/Meeting

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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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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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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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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72-hour Rapid Assessment – Institutionalization and validation of the approach

Venue: Tashi Namgyel Resort-ParoDate: 27-29nd March 2021Organizer: UN World Food Programme in collaboration with Department of Disaster Management, MoHCAParticipants: Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Ministry of Works and Human Settlement, National Land Commission, DeSuung Office, Department of Disaster Management & UN WFP. BackgroundThe 72-hour rapid assessment enables a country to …

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12th Meeting of the Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management 

The 12th annual meeting of the Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management (RCC) was held in Thimphu, Bhutan from 16 – 18 June 2015. Organized with support from the German Government through GIZ, the meeting focused on the theme Risk-Sensitive Development in the Asia-Pacific Region.The members of the Regional Consultative …

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UN-SPIDER Technical Advisory Mission to Bhutan: 2 – 6 June, 2014

The use of space-based solutions and information has increased significantly in the field of disaster management at various stages. The rapid development in the field of space based technologies has been proven useful for the risk assessment, mitigation and preparedness phases of disaster management. So, in order to harness the …

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