Projects Asia & The Pacific

Emergency Management Training Workshop

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | May 2006

InterWorks conducted an emergency management training workshop in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan from May 15-19, 2006. The workshop, organized as a joint effort of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), was built from a standard Situational Emergency Training workshop (SET) and was customized to meet the training needs of the requesting UNDP and UNHCR in Kyrgyzstan. The workshop was conducted in English with simultaneous translation in Russian. In this workshop, participants from government and UN agencies jointly considered three possible disaster/emergency scenarios (refugee crisis, earthquake, and environmental disaster) and developed draft contingency plans for each.