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  • Africa Emergency Planning and Services Conference African Centre for Disaster Management


    Date: 28 - 29 Jun 2018
    Country: Ghana
    City/State: Accra
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Africa Emergency Planning and Services Conference

MAIN ORGANIZER(S): African Centre for Disaster Management (ACDM)

Type: Meeting or Conference Date: 28 - 29 Jun 2018 Location: Ghana (Accra) Venue: Holiday Inn Accra Airport - Pmb Ct 97, Cantonments, Accra, Ghana

Aims and Objectives of the Conference

The Africa Emergency Planning and Service Conference has been designed to provide a platform to various emergency planning officers, practitioners, consultants, NGO’s and government departments as well as bodies in field of emergency planning and services in Africa, to share their experiences, expertise and good practices at local, national and regional level through workshops, panel and roundtable discussions. This conference has also been designed to provide a platform to multi-agencies responders to discuss how they can tackle their challenges effectively and efficiently through improved systems, processes and strategies.

Furthermore, this conference is an opportunity to build networks, collaboration, and partnerships and to exhibit products involved in emergency planning and resilience.

Key topics 

  • Principles of Effective response and recovery.
  • Ebola Outbreak in West Africa: Lessons learned in Sierra Leone
  • Joint emergency Services Interoperability Principles (JESIP)
  • Coordination of emergency services involved in responding to and recovery from emergencies.
  • Effective working with the Media in emergency situations
  • Cross-border collaboration in planning, response, and recovery.
  • Integrated regional framework about preparedness, response, and recovery.
  • Achieving Sendai Framework Goals in Africa: Important roles of emergency planners and services.
  • ACDM Commitments to support Sendai Framework Goals in Africa
  • Flood Emergency management in Accra.
  • Recovering from emergencies and building for resilience
  • Capacity building and continuous learning challenges of emergency services
  • Cutting-edge Technology in Emergency Response.

Registration

Register online here.

Event website: http://africa-emergency-conference.org



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