Saturday, January 10, 2009

Needs Assessment Workshop

SPHERE India in collaboration with the West Bengal State Inter-Agency Group, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and several other partners organized a workshop on Needs Assessment in Emergencies so that all Non-Profit organization level stakeholders may learn to assess needs and requirements of various communities in times of emergency situations, specially during disasters. Mr. John Hembrom and Ms. Bimala Baru represented Social Welfare Institute in the workshop which took place from 5-7 Jan 2008 at Baruipur, South 24-Parganas District, West Bengal. Puthumai A. Nazarene, joined the workshop on the last day for summarizing exercises. He also conducted a training to the senior staff of all Caritas India and CRS supported partners on MIS for the Community Based Disaster Preparedness program in West Bengal.

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