SME DRR Workshop


The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Office for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute (UNDRR ONEA-GETI) in coordination with ARISE – Philippines and SM Prime conducted a two-day DRR workshop entitled The Business Case for Disaster Risk Reduction: Achieving Resilience of Small and Medium Enterprises for SM Prime Holdings’ Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) tenants on February 21-22, 2019.  The workshop was  held at Meeting Room 7, SMX Convention Center Manila.  A total of 61 from 31 private sector partners had the opportunity to listen and learn from Ms. Ana Thorlund, of UNDRR office in Korea. The participants had a lively interaction and discussion on the various challenges their companies face especially in the event of a disaster mostly from flood, typhoon, earthquake and fire.  At the end of the workshop, participants presented  their group output: a Business Continuity Plan for their own companies.

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