Visit of delegates from National Meteorological Institute (INAM), Mozambique
Dr. Aramuge Aderito Celso Felix, Director General, National Meteorological Institute (INAM), Mozambique with leading a team of two officials Mr. Acacio Joao Martins Tembe, Mr. Horacacio Riberio Matamane, INAM and Dr. Jothiganesh Shanmugasundaram, Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (RIMES) visited Odisha on 7th of December, 2019 to learn about the best practices on Cyclone forecasting and ‘end to end’ early warning system for effective disaster management. The team interacted with OSDMA and SRC Officials. Based upon the learning on Odisha’s successful cyclone risk management during Phailin, Titli & Fani, Dr. Felix Aramuge and team discussed with Sri Pradeep Jena, Principal Secretary (DM) & Managing Director, OSDMA, on Odisha’s best practices in managing disasters and future course of action towards building resilience.
The team visited District Emergency Operation Center and cyclone shelter Tikana under Gop block in Puri district and interacted with the community and Cyclone Shelter Management & Maintenance Committee (CSMMC) members.