Muslim Foundation for Culture and Development (MFCD) - Workshop on Emergency Response Preparedness for Volunteer Training on DRR


Eravur, Sri Lanka


November 2018

MFCD conducted a workshop on Emergency Response Preparedness for volunteer training on DRR. MFCD’s president, Mr. M. Hanan elaborated the concept of DRR and its process of reconstruction, recovery, response, preparedness and risk reduction.

Mr. Ashraff Hussain (National Relief Services Development Officer, Ministry of Disaster Management, Divisional Secretariat , Valaichenai) underscored the importance of “Communication with government institutions during disaster”, while Mr. M.R.M.Rilwan (Firefighter – Ports Fire Brigade , Sri Lanka Ports Authority, Colombo) outlined the “ Fire Rescue Management” and its safety features.

One hundred volunteers from Eastern province of Sri Lanka attended this program.

Asian Disaster Reduction and Response Network is a network consists of 51 national and international NGOs from more than 20 countries across the Asia-Pacific region. With a strong footprint in the region, the network members are constantly engaged with local communities strengthening their ability to combat disasters, providing humanitarian aid like food, water, shelter and health care, protecting critical facilities like schools and hospitals, creating awareness, advocating for policy changes and improving the capacity of community based organizations.

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