OECS: Stakeholders design harmonized disaster risk reduction protocol

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According to SKNVibes, key governmental stakeholders met at the Department of Disaster Management to assist in the design of a harmonised protocol to integrate disaster risk reduction into the national emergency management services of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) states. "The OECS is developing a harmonised protocol ensuring that all general Disaster Management components are considered including environmental and gender issues," said Mr. Lopez-Portillo, a 26-year disaster management specialist who has served in over 30 countries.

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