INSARAG Asia-Pacific Regional Earthquake Response Exercise

An INSARAG Asia-Pacific Regional Earthquake Response Exercise took place in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, from 25 to 29 July, hosted by BASARNAS (National Search and Rescue Agency of Indonesia). More than 200 international participants from 24 countries joined the exercise. Participants included partners such as WHO/Emergency Medical Teams, ASEAN, MapAction, and DHL. The participants practiced the INSARAG methodologies, tested the national response plan, and new tools such as KOBO to conduct needs assessments.

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