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Workshop on Community Based Disaster Risk Management

NCRC held a one day workshop on Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) on the 31st October 06 in Main Conference hall, Collectorate, Nagapattinam. The district collector shri. Tenkasi S. Jawahar inaugurated the workshop. The participants included community people from Kollidam, Nagapattinam, Vedaranyam, Sirkali and Sembanarkoil blocks of Nagapattinam, NGOs, and Government Officials. The resource persons facilitated sessions on 'Disaster Management Act and its implication', 'Role of community in disaster management', 'Boat safety methods'. This was followed by a group discussion which recommended forming village level disaster risk management teams that would be linked with NGOs and government team which work in that area. The resource persons included Ms. Annie George of NCRC, Col. James (Academy for Disaster management Education Planning and Training), Mr. Belgin of South Indian Fishermen Federation of Societies and R.Gopalan, Asst. Project officer, DRDA.











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