A delegation from the North Dakota National Guard of the United States Amey led by Lt. Col. MC Evers paid a courtesy visit to the Director General of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), Mr. Eric Nana Agyemang -Prempeh, to discuss issues regarding the advancement of Ghana’s emergency response.
For nearly two decades, the North Dakota National Guard has maintained a professional relationship with Ghana, which has seen National Guard officers collaborate with NADMO in a number of activities related to prevention and response. to disasters.
Last Thursday’s meeting with the Director General of NADMO was therefore in keeping with the long-standing relationship and how to develop it for the benefit of the Ghanaian people.
During a briefing to the Daily Graphic, Mr. Agyemang-Prempeh said the discussions focused primarily on how the North Dakota National Guard would support NADMO in implementing an emergency response plan. multi-risk emergency.
In addition, they discussed capacity building in health and earthquake response for NADMO staff.
The boss of NADMO thanked the visiting American team for their continued support to NADMO.
He assured that NADMO would work with Ghana National Ambulance Service, Ghana Health Service and Ghana National Fire Service to be part of the capacity building and response plan.
The Director General of NADMO reiterated the personal commitment of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and that of the government in the management of disasters, including earthquakes, floods and fires in the country.
The meeting was attended by Senior Director of Operations, Sandford World Clinic, Brian Dehaai; Sanford Health’s Director of Simulation and Prehospital Care, Mr. Travis Spier; NADMO’s Director of Diseases and Epidemics, Mrs. Ruth Arthur; the Director of Planning and Research, NADMO, Mr. Koranteng Abrokwa and the Director of Administration, NADMO, Mr. Owusu Afriyie.