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Thimphu’s first earthquake simulation exercise

The Thimphu town’s first earthquake simulation exercise was carried out recently to test the preparedness of the stakeholders in the event of a disaster. It was conducted as per the Thimphu Thromde Disaster Management and Contingency plan.Different earthquake associated disaster scenarios such as fire and collapsing of buildings were created during the exercise on November 10. The simulation was carried out from 9 am till 12:30 pm.Teams for search and rescue, medical assistance, traffic control and firefighting were stationed at different locations to respond to the disaster.After the exercise, sharing their experiences, the participants highlighted many shortcomings in terms of emergency response and coordination besides shortages of necessary equipment...............

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