LASEMA sets up committees to enhance emergency response



The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has constituted three  committees to build holistic and effective response network aimed at reducing drastically, disaster outbreaks and their effects.

The Director-General of LASEMA, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, made the disclosure at a meeting with emergency response stakeholders at the agency’s headquarters in Lagos on Thursday.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meeting was attended by representatives of Lagos State and the federal fire services, Lagos State Ambulance Services and Lagos State Building Control Agency.

The others are the Neighbourhood Safety Agency, Julius Berger Plc.,  Rapid Response Squad and LASEMA.

NAN also reports that the three committees are Protocol Action Plan for Disaster Management, Water Hydrants and Fire Service committees.

Oke-Osanyintolu said that the committees were created to enhance emergency responses and disaster management as well as improve stakeholders’…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper