Disaster Preparedness Enhanced Through Simulation Exercise in Samdrup Jongkhar

25 April 2024

disaster enhanced meeting

Today marked the conclusion of a significant Tabletop Simulation Exercise (SIMEX) and Disaster Risk Management Sensitization Program at the DT hall in Samdrup Jongkhar, organized by the Department of Local Governance and Disaster Management.

Heads of local offices, disaster focal points, and pertinent stakeholders gathered to actively participate in this crucial event.

In an effort to bolster community disaster preparedness and response capabilities, the sensitization program imparted crucial insights into risk assessment, mitigation strategies, and emergency response planning.

The climax of the event came with a real-time scenario of an earthquake, providing participants with a hands-on experience of managing such a crisis. This practical exercise enabled stakeholders to test their preparedness and response strategies in a controlled environment, fostering better coordination and readiness for real-world emergencies.