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Bhutan: Earthquake simulation to test the contingency plan

12 Nov 2018, Kuensel

In Bhutan, authorities conducted an earthquake simulation exercise to test the city of Thimphu Thromde’s contingency plan and the readiness of relevant stakeholders. The exercise was successful in that authorities could mobilise the responding agencies’ services, but improvement was needed in terms of team training, communication, and coordination.



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