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A Concise Guideline on Design and Conduct of Simulation Exercises published by UNDRR

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A Concise Guideline on Design and Conduct of Simulation Exercises published by UNDRR

[中文翻譯版本即將推出]

[中文翻譯版本即將推出]

 

The <Words into Action guidelines - Design and condcut of simulation exercises - SIMEX (public review version)> is published by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR). The guidance document targets emergency manager, relevant government departments and other players responsible for disaster preparedness planning exercises. This guidance document consists of three main sections: General information on Simulation Exercise; the Process including planning, design, implementation and debreifing; Existing Guidelines. 

 

Under the Existing Guidelines section, a list of selected guidance materials on SIMEX for futher reading is recommended. That includes guidance materials published by the WHO, Swedish Civil Contingency Agency, Government of New Zealand, etc. 

 

This guidance document is part of the UNDRR's Words into Action Guideline series on practical implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction Priority 4 component on enhancing disaster preparedness for effective response. The current version of the document a public review version which is a product of a long and detailed process of drafting, consultation and review. This document is now on the PreventionWeb for public review until 14 December 2019. For more information, please visit the review page

 

The <Words into Action guidelines - Design and condcut of simulation exercises - SIMEX (public review version)> document. 

 

An exercise decision tree, such as displayed in the WHO Exercise Manual 2017, can facilitate the choice of exercise type.

 

The <WHO Simulation Exercise Manual> is one of the selected guidance recommended in the <Words into Action guidelines - Design and condcut of simulation exercises - SIMEX (public review version)> guidelinces.

 

By Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute. 28 November 2019.

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