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Annual Bhutan school preparedness drill 2013: a brief report


This document reports on the recent organization of the first of its kind mass earthquake preparedness drill in all schools of Bhutan to commemorate the 4th anniversary of the Mongar earthquake (2009) on 20th September at 10:15 am. It describes the planning and training of the observers and stakeholder representatives, and captures the important lessons learned that were discussed during a workshop the day following the drill, which triggered revisions in the disaster management plans of many schools.

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  • Themes:Capacity Development, Disaster Risk Management, Education & School Safety, Media
  • Hazards:Earthquake
  • Countries/Regions:Bhutan

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/35608

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