NDMA conducts Hospital Disaster Resilience meeting

In its efforts towards ensuring the structural and functional safety of hospitals so as to minimise risks to human lives as well as critical healthcare infrastructure during and after disasters, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) conducted a meeting here today with experts from various stakeholder organisations. The meeting, organised in collaboration with the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), aimed at contextualising the need for hospital safety as a national priority in the overall scheme of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) initiatives. Recounting the Nepal earthquake experience to highlight the importance of structural and functional safety of hospitals, Shri R. K. Jain, Member, NDMA, emphasised on the need to coordinate with all stakeholders to make public health infrastructure risk resilient. ...........Members Log in or Subscribe to Read more------------

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