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Disaster response in Armenia

[ October 7, 2013   //   ]

Deutsche Post DHL is taking its GARD (Get Airports Ready for Disaster) program to the Zvartnots international airport in the Armenian capital of Yerevan and the Gyumri regional airport in the northwestern part of the country. GARD trains airport personnel for the logistical challenges that accompany natural disasters. Airport staff and local agencies and government authorities also develop customised emergency response plans.The programme will take place on 7-10 October. Armenia was hit by a devastating earthquake 25 years ago and is one of the 60 most disaster-prone countries in the world, at risk from earthquakes, drought and flooding.


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