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Fiji, Indonesia sign disaster management action plan

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Update: 6:23PM FIJI and Indonesia have signed a Plan of Action on Disaster Management Cooperation that will see the two countries exchange cooperation in the areas of disaster preparedness, management and response.

Fiji's Ministry of Rural and Maritime Development and National Disaster Management permanent secretary Meleti Bainimarama signed the cooperation with Indonesia's Disaster Management secretary general Dody Ruswandi.

A Government statement issued this evening stated the plan of action covered areas of cooperation between the two countries on exchange of technical information, capacity building, exchange of specialists, and transfer of technology.

Mr Bainimarama said this signed plan of action was an instrument to spearhead the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding on Disaster Management that was signed between the two countries in Fiji last year.

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