India to host first Annual BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise
ANI | Updated: Oct 07, 2017 06:23 IST
The main focus of the four-day exercise will be to create synergy and synchronize efforts to institutionalise regional cooperation and inter-governmental coordination efforts on disaster response among Member States.
About 135 delegates from all BIMSTEC Member States, including senior level officials dealing with related policy and operational aspects, will participate in the exercise.
The Exercise will have simulated scenarios in the areas of flood management and building collapse search and rescue including Table Top Exercise (TTX), Field Training Exercise (FTX) and an After Action Review (AAR).
Hosting of the Exercise is in keeping with India's commitment to share its expertise and capabilities in disaster management with the region.