ISLAMABAD: The first premier disaster management exhibition 2008 has opened its doors to the masses at Convention Centre, Islamabad on Dec 16, 2008. The two-day event is a platform, which will help to create awareness among masses to deal with the unfortunate incidents of disasters. National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in its bid to create public awareness about disaster management is hosting this event and a Karachi based event organizer (SAARG) South Asian Resources Group is organizing it.
With more than 60 exhibitors taking part in this first-of-its-kind exhibition aims to show case all the technical and technological equipments, relief items, damage mitigation tools and techniques, discussions on disaster preparedness and all other aspects of disaster management are being covered in this exhibition.
The response of the public and private entrepreneurs in this exhibition has made it an all encompassing in terms of disaster management. On the whole, the exhibition is a complete awareness episode with the display of disaster-related technologies, stalls, discussion forums, awareness drills, demonstration of vehicles etc.
It is hoped that this exhibition will break the barriers of panic attached with the name of disaster and will open the new vistas of approaches to disaster management and damage mitigation at mass level.-SANA