VISION - ‘To ensure safety, plan for educational continuity during disasters, and strengthen risk reduction and resilience through education’.

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  • National Mock Drill Day: DRILLS can save lives: Every year the Schools, ECCD and NFE observes the National Mock Drill day on September 21. We were not prepared then when the earthquake struck on September 21, 2009. With drills we can respond to save lives. The earthquake on September 12 tested our drills. The Schools, ECCD and by the NFE learners responded efficiently with the years of concerted efforts. It is a success story for us. Let's prepare to respond.
    Posted Sep 14, 2018, 4:11 AM by Pem Tshering
  • Disaster Management and Contingency Plan: All the schools, ECCD and NFE centres are reminded to submit their Disaster Management and Contingency Plan to Disaster Management Unit at . Please visit the webpage under SCHOOL-WISE DATA and ECCD & NFE DATA  to find whether you school, ECCD and NFE Disaster Management plans are verified and uploaded.
    Posted Jul 25, 2018, 1:41 PM by Pem Tshering
  • Fifth Regional Workshop: The Fifth Regional workshop was conducted in Gelephu for the Eastern Dzongkhags. The participants for the workshop were DEOs, TEOs, Drungkhag Education Officers, DDMOs from Trashigang, Pema Gatshel, Samdrup Jongkhar, Sarpang, Tsirang, Dagana, Samdrup Jongkhar Thromde and Gelephu Thromde. The workshop was conducted in collaboration with Save the children, and Ministry of Education. The development partners were mainly Save the Children who provided financial and technical support. The workshop was resourced by Save the Children, Department of Disaster Management and Ministry of Education on July 11-12th, 2018.Objective of the workshop:2.1. Sensitisation of District and Schools on the MoE’s Disaster Management and Contingency Plan;2.2. Dzongkhag/Thromde education DRR priority action plan integrated with the ...
    Posted Jul 25, 2018, 1:28 PM by Pem Tshering
  • First meeting of Inter-Ministerial Task Force (IMTF), Department of Disaster Management-MoHCA: In line with Section 49 of the Disaster Management Act of Bhutan 2013 and in accordance with the decisions of the 5th National Disaster Management Authority meeting, the Department of Disaster Management is pleased to inform the institution of the Inter-Ministerial Task Force (IMTF) comprising of members from various relevant agencies on 3rd July, 2018. The IMTF shall vet, review, advise and provide technical recommendations on Rules and Regulations, hazard zonation, vulnerability maps, national standards, guidelines, Standard Operating Procedures, development of Critical Disaster Management Facilities, structural and non-structural mitigation measures and all disaster management proposals. The IMTF shall convene as and when important matters related to the aforementioned subjects emerge. The department would like to inform all the ...
    Posted Jul 25, 2018, 1:16 PM by Pem Tshering
  • Advisory Note for the schools
    Posted Jun 14, 2018, 12:58 AM by Pem Tshering
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Upcoming events
  • Establishment of Education Emergency Operation Centre (EEOC): The Ministry of Education plans to establish EEOC to coordinate with schools, Dzongkhags, National and other agency during disaster.
    Posted Jul 25, 2018, 1:35 PM by Pem Tshering
  • Consultative meeting for Development of TLM for ECCD and SEN children Development and finalisation of development of Teaching Learning Materials for ECCD and SEN children would be completed by June 2018
    Posted Apr 2, 2018, 1:59 AM by Pem Tshering
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2. Earthquake Preparedness Video 03.07.18 MP4.mp4