A three day preoperational workshop for Officers of the Natural Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) is ongoing in Tamale, the Northern Regional capital.
The workshop which is being organized by the NADMO is to prepare stakeholders in disaster management to be prepared ahead of the spillage of the Bagre dam in Burkina Faso and also educate the officers on disaster management and prevention.
The workshop is being attended by members from the Ghana National Fire service, officers from the Ghana Police Service, the Military as well as the Officers from NADMO and community Volunteers.
The workshop which started on Monday will end on Wednesday and participants are to learn disaster management skills, risks control skills, and best practices during disasters.
The Northern Regional Director of NADMO Alhaji Abdallah Hindu in an interview with Adoa TV indicated that the workshop is to train NADMO officials to be well prepared for the spillage of the Bagre dam in Burkina Faso.
He also said the three day workshop will create opportunity for members to be educated more on disaster management and prevention.
Alhaji Hindu noted that NADMO has done lots of sensitizations both at the community level and the mainstream media to enlighten people on the risks of disasters and what to do when it comes.
The Director General of the NADMO, Eric Nana Agymang Prempeh also spoke to our news Correspondent ADAM ABDUL-FATAWU WUNIZOYA in TAMALE about the essence of the exercise.
By: ADAM ABDUL-FATAWU WUNIZOYA, TAMALE , Northern Region