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Gambia: Disaster management - a service for humanity

An editorial on the recent inauguration of a disaster management council under a disaster management framework by President Jammeh, set up to ensure that Gambia is on the alert and prepared for future disasters.

According to the author, the roles of the municipal and area councils are essential for anticipating potential disasters and developing plans. The latter must be developed taking into consideration the hazards that occur most frequently.

Keywords

  • Themes:Community-based DRR, Education & School Safety, Governance
  • Countries/Regions:Gambia

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/8222

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