Network for Crisis Management

Network for Crisis Management

Project Overview

The Network for Crisis Management is an inter-city network for development of human resources concerned with crisis management as well as endeavoring to share experience and know-how in crisis management and promoting the accumulation thereof. In addition an Emergency Hotline has been created among the participating cities in order to facilitate the timely exchange of information in both normal times as well as times of disaster.

Expected results

Mutual enhancement of crisis management capabilities through cooperation between the cities.

Participating cities

Bangkok, Delhi, Hanoi, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, London, Metropolitan Manila, New Taipei, Seoul, Singapore, Taipei, Tokyo, Ulaanbaatar, Yangon

Project Details

Overview

1.Crisis Management Conference

The Network for Crisis Management holds an annual conference, where disaster management officials from Asian cities gather to share their experiences and expertise and exchange opinions, with the aim of enhancing the cities' crisis management capabilities.

2.Human Resource Development

The Network for Crisis Management engages in training and educating staff. It provides training courses, and invites rescue workers from other cities to participate in Tokyo's disaster drill.

■Joint training at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Comprehensive Disaster Management Drill

The Network for Crisis Management conducts joint training at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Comprehensive Disaster Management Drill. Rescue teams from participating cities take park in the training to enhance their capabilities.

■Rescue and Technical Course

The Network for Crisis Management conducts training for instructors of firefighting and rescue techniques. This is provided in two stages, training in Tokyo and follow-up training in the participating cities, to enhance the skills of rescue workers in accordance with the needs of each city.

■Search and Rescue training

The Network for Crisis Management, jointly with the Singapore Civil Defence Force, conducts urban search and rescue training to enhance the practical skills of rescue workers.

3.Exchange of Information via Emergency Hotline

Information is exchanged among participating cities regarding crisis management in both normal times as well as times of disaster through the Emergency Hotline, which makes use of a mailing list.

Best Practice of the Member Cities(Tokyo)

Best practices, pioneering projects and plans of member cities

Links to Member Cities' Crisis Management Organizations

Contact

Management Section International Affairs Division Office of the Governor for Policy Planning
03-5388-2222 03-5388-2222
03-5388-1215