Training on disaster management held

With a view to manage urban disaster effectively, a two-day training titled ‘Developing Resource Pool for Disaster Management’ concluded at Adabar in the capital. People from different segments, including police and fire service, attended the training, which was held at Uddipan conference room on Wednesday.

The event is aimed at creating a resource pool of urban volunteers comprising people from different sections. After receiving training, they will chalk out contingency plan for facing any urban disaster.  Addressing at the event, speakers emphasized on taking necessary steps for making disaster resilient cities for minimizing the loss of lives and properties during disasters like earthquake, fire and water-logging.  

Moyazzem Hossain, additional secretary of Disaster Management and Relief Ministry, attended it as the chief guest. Chaired by Moslema Bari, executive director of CPD, Kawser Jahan, female councilor, Shahnawaz Whara, Abdul Hye, among others, spoke at the event.