December 26, 2017

“Training for disaster preparedness and response for Local Red Cross Branch Gostivar”

From 23 to 24.12.2017, Macedonian Red Cross together with the Local Red Cross Branch Gostivar organized a training on preparedness and response in case of disasters in the Training center Solferino in Struga, as part of the project “Risk reduction activities in micro-regions Bitola and Gostivar”.

On the training, through interactive exercises, lectures and exchange of experiences for the topics The role of the Red Cross in the disaster management system in the Republic of Macedonia, Security and risks on field, Humanitarian aid and distribution, Rapid field assessment, Psychosocial support, SPHERE Standards, the volunteers were trained for disaster preparedness and response. On the training, 1 practical exercise was conducted, Case Study “Cold Wave Gostivar 2018” for practicing data analysis from the conducted assessment and situation on the ground, preparing a plan for action and preparing a plan for shelter of people affected by the cold wave.

The training was conducted by trainers for disaster preparedness and response of the Macedonian Red Cross according to the methodology of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies for trainings for disaster response teams.

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