NIDM to organise a two day National Workshop on Management of Animals in Emergencies

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The National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) is organizing a two day workshop on ‘Management of Animals in Emergencies’ here from tomorrow. This workshop is being organised by National Institute of Disaster Management in association with Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Policy Perspectives Foundation (PPF) and the World Animal Protection.

During the inaugural session, the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh will release the Disaster Management Plan for the Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Government of India. The Plan has been developed to protect animals before, during and after disasters.

The aim of this workshop is to sensitize the key State Government Authorities of State Animal Husbandry Departments in exploring strategies for effectively managing the animal welfare needs during emergencies and protecting the livelihood of communities reliant on them for survival.

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