medical students in saudi arabia

Improving the quality of response to disasters and crises

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SCHSSaudi Commission for Health Specialties

5 continuing medical education hours


5 CMEOnsiteLectureEnglishالعربية

Site Location

Almana Hospital Aziziah

Auditorium hall - Administrative building

Event content


Following our needs assessment, it became evident that the absence of structured training programs has resulted in a deficiency in disaster response capabilities within our community. Consequently, the planning committee has prioritized the development and implementation of comprehensive capacity-building initiatives, including scenario-based training exercises and workshops, to equip stakeholders with the necessary skills and knowledge for effective disaster management. Understanding of disaster triage procedures. Proficiency in proper communication methods during disasters. Awareness and implementation of disaster mitigation strategies. This assessment highlights areas where additional training and support are needed to enhance disaster preparedness and response capabilities, ultimately improving the quality of response to disasters and crises.


1) Define disaster preparedness.

2) Discuss different risk reduction measures.

3) Define disaster response, disaster mitigation and disaster recovery.

4) Define incident command system and responsibilities

5) Define and explain a disaster triage

6) Explain a proper communication method during disaster

7) Explain disaster mitigation strategies


By the end of this guide, participants will:

 1) effective rescue, relief and assistance.

 2) to help people to avoid impending disaster threats 

3) to put plans, resources and mechanisms in place to ensure that those who are affected receive adequate assistance.

Target Audience

All professions Medicals