Disaster loses calculation workshop

Disaster loses calculation workshop

From the 23-25 August 2017, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) conducted a training on disaster loss calculation. Participants of this training were senior officers from the National Disaster Management Agency and stakeholder institutes.



As a follow up to one of the bilaterals made at the Disaster Risk Reduction Conference in Cancun, Mexico in May 2017, The Gambia joined the 26 countries using the Desinventar. Desinventar, is a sofware that creates a harmonised disaster risk information system all over the globe in accordance with standards from the Sandai Famework.

The objectives of this training are:


· Track disaster loses

· Report against sandai targets

· Have a probabilistic risk profile

· Developing a national cost-benefit analysis of development policy for risk-infromed planning

Last Updated on Monday, 28 August 2017 16:08

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IDDR 2017

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction is scheduled the 13th October

Venue: LRR

Theme: "Home Safe Home: Reducing Exposure, Reducing Displacement"


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NDMA Management Team and other Senior Government Officials during a planning meeting.