MDLF Signs an MOU with An-Najah University to build and develop Integrating Resilience in Local Governance in West Bank and Gaza (WB&G)
Under the patronage of His Excellency Eng. Majdi alsaleh,
MDLF and An-Najah National University signed an MOU with the National Disaster
Risk Management Center in Palestine (PALDRM) to build and develop Integrating
Resilience in Local Governance in West Bank and Gaza (WB&G).
The MOU seeks to coordinate the efforts between the MDLF and PALDRM
and the University to effectively institutionalize the disaster risk management
process in Palestine through a system with clear competencies and adequate
capabilities. It also seeks to set effective and efficient coordination
mechanisms between the two institutions when responding to disasters and
Furthermore, the MOU supports the development of contingency,
continuity and preparedness plans to deal with emergency situations caused by
disasters through continuous collaboration between the two parties.
The MOU also aims at strengthening the cooperation between
An-Najah and PALDRM in terms of developing programs and studies on the disaster
risk reduction filed, and organizing capacity-building courses on the disaster
risk reduction process and system.
MDLF director general Al-Ramahi mentioned that The MDLF
recognizes the importance of using scientific knowledge, research and
technology to better understand disaster risk, and the MDLF looked forward to
this new initiative with AL-Najah university and PALDRM.