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FICCI- Disaster Management Workshop

Workshop on Disaster Management 30th June & 1st July 2005

Hotel Taj Mahal Palace & Towers, Mumbai 

Disasters are as old as mankind. Nature is not alone in generating disasters. Man’s ingenuity has seemingly no bounds and ambitious feats of engineering have led to faster travel, use of nuclear power etc to improve quality of life. In most cases they have but sometimes though things do go wrong and cause devastation, which are described as the “Act of God”.
Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) along with National Institute Disaster Management, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India had organized two Workshops on Disaster Management during Sep-Oct, 2004 in New Delhi and in Feb 2005 at Hyderabad. Both the workshops were highly appreciated. In continuing with the task of capacity building through spreading general awareness, it has been decided to organize next Workshop on Disaster Management, at Crystal Central Hall of Hotel Taj Palace & Towers, Mumbai on 30 June and 1st July 2005. The Workshop is aimed to sensitize and hone the response mechanism in administration/ fire services / corporate sector/ NGOs/ hospitals/ police/ armed forces/citizens etc.

The program is structured to provide an insight into natural disasters like earthquakes, tsunami and tropical cyclones and manmade disasters like slum fires, chemical and industrial accidents, national policies, risk/vulnerability assessment, early warning systems, epidemics, information technology, corporate sector, ports & light houses, preparedness, prevention, mitigation, response, monitoring mechanism, organizing relief operations, evacuation, rehabilitation and reconstruction. Issue of risk transfer mechanism and construction techniques will also be debated. Relevant success stories will be deliberated. Experts of National and International repute are being requested to interact with the participants. The recommendations of the workshop will be sent to dealing nodal departments for consideration. A tentative program of the workshop is sent herewith for your perusal.

To gain from this knowledge based short program, we would request you to participate as also nominate as many delegates as you consider adequate, to attend the workshop. We can assure you that the participants will acquire inputs on Disaster Management from some of the best faculty in India, besides they would be provided latest study material on disaster management. They will also have opportunity to see the exhibition displaying state of the art equipment available in the market. The application form along with the fee structure is attached for perused and further action. As we plan to have restricted number of participants to have direct impact, the nominations will be accepted on first come first served basis. For further details please contact my colleague to Mr. Samrat Soo (Ph: 011- 23736313 (D), 23738760-70, Extn- (454) email:

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Looking forward to early nomination.
With best regards
Your sincerely
Nirankar Saxena
Joint Director
New Delhi