Disaster Risk Management Beirut Arab University

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The united Nations Development Program in partnership with the Lebanese government launched their joint “Disaster Risk Management” Project. This project aims to strength the coordination and management capacities of the Lebanese government in Disaster Risk Reduction including disaster response.

One of the main activities of the project is to raise awareness among the different population groups on Disaster Risk Reduction and to promote preparedness and prevention. Drill exercises represent a straightforward steps towards enhancing students’ and teachers’ preparedness for a potential disaster, and eventually reducing mortality in universities.

UNDP in collaboration with Lebanese Army, the Civil Defence and Lebanese Red Cross is in the process of organizing  a series of drills in different universities in Lebanon. The drills will be covering the following topics: a) search  and rescue, b) evacuation, and c) first aid.

Program coordinator:  Dr. Nesrine Ezzat Abdl Karim - Assistant Professor- Faculty of Health Sciences- Nursing Department.

Attendees:  Students, Faculty & Administrative Staff

About Beirut Arab University

Beirut, the Lebanese metropolis, birthplace of the alphabets, and a meeting point of civilizations, enjoys a special geographic location overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. This location distinguishes the city from a cultural, economical, commercial and academical perspective; hence it is the chosen centre for various institutions, including universities which are of necessity the best projection of the city's distinctive historical background.

We_They (BAU), located in the heart of the beating city of Beirut, is a centre of culture and enlightenment. 

BAU is a Lebanese private institution for higher education, founded by the Lebanese El-Bir and Ihsan society. 

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