MEETING ABOUT PRE-HURRICANES 2015
KEY ACTORS BUILDING THE CONTINGENCY REGIONAL PLAN
Panama is hosting the Meeting about Pre-Hurricanes, which is being held on May 18-19. Key actors are participating very actively on the construction of the Contingency Regional Plan and the Disaster Integral Management. Different Red Cross National Societies have met: Canada, United States, countries of Central America, Cuba, Dominican Republic and Haiti; as well as international organizations as PADRU, UNICEF underlining the necessity to identify actions oriented to the children attention in emergency situations. The Office of Logistic Global Services presented positioned warehouses in the region and its vision to extend it to other countries.
During the second day, the National Societies the Agencies of Cooperation, United Nations and the Center of Coordination for the Prevention of Natural Disasters in Latin America (CEPREDENAC - Acronym in Spanish) analyze how is the integration of capacities, resources and other components for the elaboration of the Contingency Regional Plan. Complementarily, Sheñter Cluster, ECHO and PADRU are presenting their work about mechanisms of response and support to the National Societies.