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Workshop on Community Based Vulnerability Mapping

NCRC & UNDP jointly organized a 2 day workshop on Community Based Vulnerability mapping on the 19th & 20th of Dec 06. The participants included NGOs, community along with NCRC. Mr. Manthrachalam DPO-DRMP presented on the 'Nagapattinam Scenario' on Disaster vulnerability. After which Mr. Arumugaraja District Fire officer demonstrated rescuing methods. A group discussion which recommended the information’s that are to be collected as a village level disaster preparedness efforts. Two groups were formed to do a vulnerability mapping exercise in Keezhapatinacheri and Nambiar Nagar on the next day, which was followed by Group presentations which lead to the idea of forming a village level disaster preparedness team that would be linked with NGOs and government team which work in that area. The other resource persons include Ms. Annie of NCRC and Mr. John UNDP.











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