JOHOR COMMUNITY PREPAREDNESS PROGRAMME 2009

Project JOHOR COMMUNITY PREPAREDNESS PROGRAMME 2009
Objectives

The main purpose of the seminar was to introduce DRR and to emphasise the key role of the local government in the DRR process.

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Activities

Promoting disaster risk reduction activities to government officials and also to introduce a technique called Town Watching (a hazard perception mapping tool) to district-level government officials as well as community members.

Locations Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia
Period November 2009
Accomplishments

The seminar was attended by 62 government officials from the three target districts – Batu Pahat, Kota Tinggi and Segamat. The seminar was a major achievement as it was rare that many local government officials were able to commit and participate in a DRR activity of this nature.