The National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC) under the Ministry of Home Affairs organised a public awareness programme on disaster risk management on Saturday to commemorate its 14th anniversary last August 1 as well as to mark ASEAN Day for Disaster Management celebrated on October 13.
The event at NDMC’s building was aimed at raising public awareness on action to be taken before, during and after a disaster to reduce risk or effect of disaster to the public and property. The programme also introduced NDMC’s role as the coordinating agency in disaster management in Brunei.
A team building exercise for 11 departments under the Ministry of Home Affairs was also held.
NDMC also organised colouring activities for children under 12.
Acting Deputy Director of NDMC Rina Nurhafizah @ Rezza binti Abdul Rani presented prizes to winners of the colouring competition and team building.