Disaster response drill starts in Capital

Disaster Response Exercise and Exchange
The fourth iteration of Disaster Response Exercise and Exchange, which is held routinely by the Nepal Army and the US Army Pacific, kicked off in Kathmandu on Tuesday. More than 300 people, including security personnel, Red Cross workers and government agencies from 14 countries, are participating in the four-day drill. The exercise that kicked off on Tuesday focuses on civil military coordination in disaster response, mass casualty simulation, search and rescue and camp management and coordination. A response drill will also be held at the Tribhuvan International Airport as part of the exercise. Inaugurating the drill, Chief of Army Staff Purna Chandra Thapa said the DREE is a platform for...
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