Awareness and Preparedness
|TRAINING OF TRAINERS ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF CBEWS FOR TSUNAMI OF NORTHERN SAMAR|
|Wednesday, 03 June 2009 14:46|
A set of training of trainers of the establishment of community-based early warning system was held from May 5 to 8 in Northern Samar. The activity is under the National Disaster Coordinating Councils project entitled “Hazard Mapping of Effective Community-Based Disaster Risk Management” (READY) Project. This training aims to train trainers, mostly municipal planning officers and municipal disaster action officers on how to develop tsunami-resilient communities through the establishment of community-based early warning systems. The trainers were taught how to prepare tsunami evacuation plans from tsunami hazard maps culminating is the conduct of actual tsunami drills. Two sites were selected as pilot sites of the conduct of the tsunami drills: Barangay Barobaybay, Lavezares and Barangay Cabatuan, Palapag.
Dr. Ma. Leonila P. Bautista