Malaysia Mercy trains UEM employees in disaster preparedness

UEM Group Berhad, a subsidiary of the Malaysian government, provides a range of services including engineering and construction, property, and environmental services. UEM is in partnership with Mercy Malaysia, an NGO that trains UEM volunteers in disaster preparedness and response. This structured volunteer programme is incorporated into UEM’s human capital development programme.

Since 2007 UEM has raised awareness of DRR within the company and within the partnership UEM provides volunteers and pledges funds to Mercy Malaysia for a volunteer training and development programme. Mercy is further given the opportunity to utilize UEM facilities for running the volunteer development programmes. Trained UEM employees are then enrolled as UEM ALERT volunteers in various humanitarian relief and response preparedness programmes.

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Partnership types

Provision of services / personnel

Regions / countries / territories

Asia: Malaysia

Global issues

Disasters and humanitarian affairs