3-day training programme on disaster management begins in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A three-day training programme on disaster management has started on Wednesday at the Madhusudan Academy of Finance in Bhubaneswar by the Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA).

The OSDMA has organised the training programme on disaster management for the officers and stakeholders of other states.

A group of officials from Raigarh district of Maharashtra are in Odisha to attend the training programme.

Odisha’s natural disaster management model has proved to be the best for disaster management at the national level and the rich experience of Odisha on disaster mitigation has been acclaimed internationally.

The current chairman of Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) Satyajit Mohanty shared his experiences of the 1999 super cyclone and 2019 Fani with the officials of the Raigarh district, Maharashtra.

Odisha is the first State in the country to form a disaster management authority in addition to forming a special force to deal with disaster management immediately.

More than 1,000 multi-purpose cyclone and flood shelters have been built. School buildings with concrete roofs have been built, so that the structures can be used as shelters during floods, cyclones, etc.

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