News

  • Contribute
  • Sierra Leone Red Cross launches disaster management policy
    http://www.preventionweb.net/go/26976

    Email sent!

    An email has been sent to the email addresses provided, with a link to this content.

    Thank you for sharing!

    OK

Sierra Leone Red Cross launches disaster management policy

Source(s):  Awoko Newspaper

Awoko reports that The Sierra Leone Red Cross (SLRC) has launched their Disaster Management Policy at the closing of the West Africa Disaster Management Capacity Building (WADMCB) project. The Policy will enhance disaster preparedness and response capacities in the African country. It will target total risk management and reducing vulnerability by educating the public and raising awareness. Speaking at the event, Emmanuel Tommy, Secretary General of SLRC praised the West Africa Disaster Management Capacity Building (WADMCB) project for its gender focus and said that "lots of achievements were made with the programme leading to the development of contingency plans for flood, etc."



 
 
  • Publication date 31 May 2012

Please note:Content is displayed as last posted by a PreventionWeb community member or editor. The views expressed therein are not necessarily those of UNISDR PreventionWeb, or its sponsors. See our terms of use