Source: The post is based on the article “India Air Force conducting HADR Exercise Samanvay 2022” published in PIB on 24th November.
What is the News?
The Indian Air Force is conducting the Annual Joint Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief(HADR) Exercise ‘Samanvay 2022’ at Air Force Station Agra.
The exercise will see participation by representatives from the Association of Southeast Nations (ASEAN) countries as well.
What is Exercise Samanvay?
Conducted by: Indian Air Force
Purpose: It is an Annual Joint Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief(HADR) Exercise.
Aim: To assess the efficacy of institutional Disaster Management structures and contingency measures.
– To provide a unique platform for the exchange of domain knowledge, experience and best practices with the participating ASEAN member countries.
The exercise will consist of: Seminar on Disaster Management, a ‘Multi-Agency Exercise‘ involving static and flying displays of various HADR assets and a ‘Table Top Exercise‘.
Significance: The exercise will promote a synergistic approach towards HADR by various national and regional stakeholders involved in Disaster Management including the Civil Administration, the Armed Forces, NDMA, NIDM, NDRF, DRDO, BRO, IMD, NRS and INCOIS.