A training workshop on Incidence Command System Training for officials of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) and the security services, yesterday, ended in Accra.
The workshop, the second phase of the Incidence Command System Training programme, formed part of the Ghana Disaster Preparedness Training Programme.
Thirty three representatives from the Ghana Police Service, Ghana Army, Ghana Air Force, Ghana National Fire Service, Ghana Cocoa Board and officials of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) participated in the five-day workshop, which was organised by NADMO in collaboration with the North Dakota State Partnership.
In Ghana was a five-member team from the North Dakota Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide the training.
They were Maj. Shannon Horton, team leader, Mjor Philip Baker, Joe lies and Bill Brown, both of the Department of Emergency Services and Sherry Adams, Director of South-western District Health Unit.
In an address to declare the workshop closed, Mr Ebenezer Dosoo, Deputy Director of NADMO in charge of Technical Services, said he was satisfied that the workshop had achieved its desired objective of providing adequate training for stakeholders in disaster management in Ghana.
Mr Dosoo also expressed satisfaction that participants would be able to train others and commended the trainers for a good work done.
Source: ISD (G.D. Zaney)