DG of NADMO opened a 4-day training programme on Post-Disaster Needs Assessment


Director-General of NADMO, Hon Eric Nana Agyeman-Prempeh opened a 4-day Training Programme on Post-Disaster Needs Assessment.

Today, Monday 22nd March 2021 the Director-General Hon Eric Nana Agyeman-Prempeh opened a 4-day Training Programme on Post-Disaster Needs Assessment held at the NADMO HQ.

Source: FB/NADMO Ghana

The Objectives of the training include;

a. To train a pool of recovery specialists on the PDNA and DRF approaches and methodologies and establish a group of professionals and civil servants able to undertake needs assessment on the ground and coach others in the country and their respective regions in using the PDNA and DRF methodologies.

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b. Enhance the capacity of National Platform members to create a pool of experienced actors in disaster risk reduction and climate change adaption at the sub-regional level.

c. Analyze partners’ roles, responsibilities and capacities and the way forward for more effective national platform.

d. Enhance the political will and sensitization of Government at the national level for implementation of adopted strategy, plan of action, Sendai framework and ECOWAS policies.

It is worthy to note that the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Protocol regarding conflict Prevention, management, peacekeeping, and security of 1999 is structured to undertake humanitarian actions to lessen predicaments of member states affected by disasters with a view of building resilience and better-coping capacities.

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He used the opportunity to also note that the PDNA and DRF’s significance cannot be over-emphasized. It would go a long way to help our country to be better prepared in the face of disasters by building a more resilient multi-sectorial team with apt technical know-how in disaster management.

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