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Crisis Management Conference 2019 (Metropolitan Manila)

Crisis Management Conference 2019 was held in Metropolitan Manila by the Network for Crisis Management. About 300 experts and observers from 10 cities gathered to participate in the conference, with the Main theme of "International Bayanihan: Unity in the Face of Disasters."

The schedule for the conference

■Date:Novembr 14-15, 2019

■Location:Fairmont Makati Hotel and others

■Participating cities:10 cities (about 300 participants)
Host City: Metropolitan Manila
Participating Cities: Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, New Taipei, Seoul, Singapore, Taipei, Ulaanbaatar,Tokyo (the organizing city), Brussels

■Theme:"International Bayanihan: Unity in the Face of Disasters"

The term "Bayanihan" means that the spirit of mutual assistance, providing a helping hand to those in need, without asking for anything in return.


■Outline:

Day 1 (Thursday, November 14, 2019)

Opening Ceremony:
1. Opening Remark: SEC. DANILO DELAPUZ LIM, Chairman, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority
2. Welcome Remark: MONIQUE LAGDAMEO, Vice Mayor, Makati City-Metro Manila
3. Live feed from the National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill

Presentations by Participating Cities:
Session 1:The Strength of Public-Private Partnerships

1. Jakarta Stakeholders Empowerment (Jakarta)
2. Build New Taipei Smart Disaster Rescue City: Guard Lives Everytime, Everywhere (New Taipei)

Session 2:The Role of the Local Government in Disaster Management

1. The Government's Role to Foster Self-Help and Mutual Assistance (Disaster Prevention Division, Tokyo Metropolitan Government)
2. Enhancing the Disaster Resilience of Taipei City (Taipei)
3. Leadership Lesson in Seoul (Seoul)
4. Old Kuching Smart Heritage (OKSHE): The Role of Local Government in Disaster Management (Kuala Lumpur)

Session 3:The Efforts of the National Government Towards Disaster Resilience

1. Oplan Metro Yakal Plus: Metro Manila Earthquake Contingency Plan (Manila)
2. The Efforts of the National Government Towards Disaster Resilience (Ulaanbaatar)
3. Efforts to Strengthen Disaster Prevention Capabilities (Tokyo metropolitan Police Department)

Session 4:The Importance of the Network for Crisis Management and other International Partnerships

1.Promoting International Cooperation for Tomorrow (Tokyo Fire Department)
2.Terrorist Attacks: Casualty Extraction Team (Brussels)

Presentations by Governments, Private Sector and Non-Governmental Organizations:
1. The strength of PPP in Disaster Preparedness and Public Health (PHAP cares Foundation Inc.)
2. Crisis Management Program (Manila Water Company Inc.)
3. Disaster Resiliency Plan (Maynilad Water Services Inc.)
4. The Strength of Public-Private Partnerships (Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation)
5. The Strength of Public-Private Partnerships (National Resilience Council)
6. Malabon Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (Malabon City)
7. Valenzuela Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (Valenzuela City)

Annual Report from Secretariat
Announcing Next Host City
Address by Next Host City
Closing Remarks

Day 2 (Friday, November 15, 2019)

Site Visits:
Metrobase Operations Center
Pasig City Command Center and RED Training Center
Meralco Command Center

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