DDR Team Meeting with DDPM@Fang

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Meeting With DDPM at Fang 27-Nov-14

November 27, 2014, Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) of Chiang Mai Province held a meeting in Fang district with the participation of representatives of local government, the organization of three districts: Mae Ai, Fang, Chai Prakan and other NGOs

 The purpose of this workshop aims to connect three districts and organizations to cooperate and work together to help disaster risk reduction in the community.

At the meeting, representatives DDPM introduced disaster situation and its impact over time in four districts in the province of Mae Ai, Fang, Chai Prakan, Chiang Dao. And the DDPM also said they alone are not enough to help people in the community disaster risk reduction that requires the cooperation of everyone. And they want the district will become a subsidiary of DDPM

At the workshop, the participants shared on issues related to natural disasters and how to respond, representing FOPDEV also presented the activities to support the elderly in Pong Nam Ron between 2011 and so far has yielded positive results.

Elderly people have been trained in this skill when responding to floods, said the updated forecast information necessary to actively plan prepared before the disaster. Todisaster risk reduction, the need for attention and support of the local government in helping to update information on natural disasters, support activities for people in the community.

[dt_quote type=”pullquote” font_size=”normal” background=”plain” animation=”none”]”When we work together, everything will succeed” as Por Peng head OPA at Pong Nam Ron said.[/dt_quote]