Bhutan hosts expert exchange on disaster response (2019)

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November 12, 2019

As part of a disaster response and medical capabilities Subject Matter Expert Exchange (SMEE) in Thimphu, Bhutan, from 12–14 November, PDC conducted a table-top exercise simulating a M5.5 earthquake in the southeast of the country with data it gathered on Bhutan. The Bhutan Department of Disaster Management used the exercise to test its new incident command system standard operating procedure.

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