As a step to reduce disaster risk, there are several priorities that must be in the future. And in the preparation of these priorities are undertaken to build a strong foundation in implementing disaster risk reduction efforts and accommodate international and regional agreements in order to realize a concerted joint effort.
The Health Crisis Center as the coordinator of the health cluster has undertaken disaster risk reduction efforts in the health sector since 2015 and will continue until 2019 in accordance with the strategic plan of the Health Crisis Center on 34 Districts / Municipal Disaster Risk.
These activities include the assessment of regional capacity in the implementation of crisis management management, assistance in the preparation of response maps and maps of regional capacity, assistance in the preparation of health contingency plans, table top exercises, and rehearsal.
In the effort of disaster risk reduction, the health sector is very much needed to identify how the capacity, vulnerability and potential of disaster in the region of District / City belonging to disaster-prone areas, especially for the target area of â€‹â€‹34 districts / cities prone to disaster in 2015 - 2019.
Assessment activities in 2017 is a series of disaster reduction activities in the third year which is a continuation of activities in 2015 and 2016.
The purpose of assessment activities conducted by the Health Crisis Center in 34 districts / cities, are:
- To know the capacity of Public Health Office in implementing health crisis management management
- Knowing the obstacles faced by the Public Health Office in the effort to overcome the health crisis caused by the disaster
- Provide recommendations related to efforts to improve the capacity of Dinas Kesehatan in the handling of health crises.