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Korea Offers Disaster Management Training

Korea Offers Disaster Management Training
Christina Prasad, a staff member of one of the shops which were broken into. Behind her is a damaged video camera. Photo: Losirene Lacanivalu
September 13
14:42 2014

Korea will provide technical expertise and training for Fijians in attaining data and developing its own geo – portal as bilateral relations between the two countries will be further enhanced in disaster management.

The announcement was made during a three- day workshop which began at the Tanoa International Hotel in Nadi yesterday which was attended by disaster management personnel from around the country.

The Ambassador of Korea to Fiji, Seong-in Kim says relationship between the two countries has strengthened their co-operative partnerships including the field of science and technology over the last few years.

He added that through the training the two countries will become an important cornerstone to foster a group of specialists in Fiji. This could help promote Fiji’s disaster risk management and sustainable development in the future, he said.

National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) director Manasa Tagicakibau thanked the offer by the Korean government saying it would greatly assist Fiji in disaster risk management.

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